11 / 52 , with a Ricoh 500

I said that was going to be it for cameras for awhile, just focus on what I have……..could I have a problem? I looked at craigslist and this camera was just posted,I emailed him and picked it up …$50….Ricoh 500 rangefinder, with telephoto lens and wide angle lens.Now the telephoto and wide angle lens are the type you just screw on the front of the main lens, then you focus ,check the distance, then look at lens you have on and set the settings accordingly.Now I live in northeast and we had a snowstorm today, but I had to try this camera so I took some pics from the window, then I took a ride and took some from the car….I just had to see what this camera was gonna do……….

These last 2 I tried the zoom lens, kinda out of focus, but with some fooling around with it I think I can get better.I did use the wide angle lens from the photos up top but I cant figure out which one it is,lol…guess next time I’ll take notes.      The ricoh 500 entered the U.S. market in 1957.Has a f/2.8 lens and shutter speed from 1sec.-1/500 sec.This is a pretty little cool camera and next time I will take a little more time with it.Thanks for looking!

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