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11-29-2014, 07:14 PM   #1

Where can I try to use both 67 and 67ii in NYC?

I really want to see and try both of 67 and 67ii so I can decide which one to buy,,, Just watching specs are not helping me.

11-29-2014, 07:29 PM   #2
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I think that its more of a problem in finding a shop that would have both versions available in stock. Went to both B+H and Adorama used equipment and apparently neither had any. Its probably a matter of searching used camera shops and then seeing what they have in stock.

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You need to understand the 67 and 67II are very different cameras. With the 67, you are essentially buying a camera (and an old, potentially very well used one) with many idiosyncracies and a very rudimentary modus operandi with no automation to speak of whatsoever. The 67 is favouried by photographers with mastery of spot/incident or multi-variance metering so they can do away with the simple TTL meter and come back with superb images that are the hallmark of these big cameras. The 67II is more modern, especially with its onboard meter and improves on many of the irritations of the 6x7 (1969 vintage) and 67 (1989 vintage) models. No, looking at specs and dreaming won't achieve anything. But having many years of experience behind you would serve as a valuable guide to making the best choice. Otherwise, you're flying blind and will potentially not be happy with either the old or the new. Personally, I could migrate from the 67 to the 67II, but I don't like anything about the "modern" version and my metering methodology is above and beyond what that camera has to offer. YMMV.
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you might have better luck by joining local film camera club and maybe someone will have one for you to see...


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