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    Watameter – What the?

    Scale focus cameras can be fun.  There is no precise focusing, you pre-set focus points in advance, allowing a quick “draw” approach, and the viewfinder is very uncluttered.  They are also generally cheap, so a very easy way to get into film photography.  There is occasion though, where some precise focusing would be helpful, which is where accessories like the Watameter come in. The Watameter is an accessory rangefinder giving you the ability to determine the distance to your subject, which you then apply to your scale focus camera and in theory gives you precise focusing ability. I enjoy using old folding cameras (folders), like the great range of Agfa…