Yashica J

The Yashica J, manufactured in 1961 is a nice 35mm with styling cues similar to other Japanese rangefinder models. The lens is a relatively fast Yashinon f2.8 45mm and though the camera has limited settings, the ones it does have make it an enjoyable daily shooter.

The day I chose to shoot this was overcast and snow that had fallen a few days prior was still melting. 

Make Yashica
Model J
Year  1961
Format 35mm
Shutter Copal
Speed B,25,50,100,300
Lens Yashinon
  f2.8 45mm
Focus 3.5ft to ∞
Aperture f2.8 to 16
Light Meter No
Rangefinder  Yes


Sample images on Retro 80S, stand-developed HC-110 30min.

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