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The Voigtlander Bessa III is a portable, folding bellows rangefinder camera that is the perfect tool for extremely high-quality images. The camera is equipped with a selector switch to quickly go between 6x7 or 6x6 formats. The camera supports the use of both 120 and 220 film.
The rangefinder type finder has a bright frame and features automatic parallax correction. This, along with the built-in center weighted average meter and sharp Heliar 80mm f/3.5 lens, makes this a very practical and useful medium format camera.
Supports the use of both 120 and 220 film
Selector switch to quickly go between 6x7 or 6x6 formats
Rangefinder type finder has a bright frame and features automatic parallax correction
Center-weighted average meter, with exposure compensation of +/- 2 stops in 1/3 increments
Features Heliar 80mm, f/3.5 lens
In the Box
Voigtlander Bessa III Rangefinder Folding Camera (Black)
CR2 Lithium Battery
Table of Contents
6x7 rangefinder folding
6x6 or 6x7 with selector switch
Manual loading system compatible with 120 or 220 film
6x6: 120 (12 exposures), 220 film (24 exposures) 6x7: 120 (10 exposures), 220 film (20 exposures)
Heliar 80mm f/3.5 lens 6 elements in 4 groups Angle of view: 6 x 7 = 57° Angle of view: 6 x 6 = 53°
Electronically controlled lens shutter Shutter speed 4s - 1/500 sec.
Uses standard mechanical type cable release
Flash synchronization at all shutter speeds
Aperture-priority AE (automatic exposure), and manual
Exposure compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3 stops
Rangefinder type with bright frame and automatic parallax correction
LED readout Aperture Priority Auto Mode Properly set shutter speed Manual exposure mode Battery consumption warning
Film advance dial
Helicoid-type - manual rotating barrel
1x CR2 Lithium battery
7 x 4.29 x 5.43 or 2.52" (Closed) (178 x 109 x 138 or 64mm) (closed)