Koni-Omega Rapid/Rapid M Medium Format Camera


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The Koni-Omega Rapid/Rapid M Medium Format Camera

Medium format (120/220 film) rangefinder cameras with interchangeable backs and lenses, produced in the late 1960s and 1970s. The Rapid M nearly supplanted the Hasselblad 500/501 series as the "offical" wedding camera because of its leaf shutter and sharp optics.

Konica made the Rapid-Omega 100/200 before Mamiya took over operations.

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2 Reviews  

Average Rating: 4 out of 5

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Robert J. Benson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/23/2003
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Great medium format camera. Taken a lot of weddings with mine.
12/23/2003 1:25:15 PM
 
D. Wesley Davis
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/17/2002
3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
A rangefinder camera from the 40's through the 70's. It is a medium format camera 6X7 that has wonderful lenses for it. It also has midroll changeable backs and many other features you would love to have. Even though the camera image quality is thought to be as good as Rollie and Hassies it can be purchased for a considerably lesser amount of money. I have a 90mm lenses and two interchangeable backs which ran me around $500. It is a camera you have to get used to but it is fun to use.
6/17/2003 2:58:22 PM
 

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