Checking a vintage camera’s aperture

One of the most important parts of any camera are the combination of shutter and aperture which determine how much light is allowed through the lens and onto the film. It’s also one of the most common problem areas for vintage cameras with aperture blades sticking due to oil contamination and focus rings becoming stiff from old grease and dirt. How you test the aperture depends to a great extent on if you are dealing with an automatic or a […]

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