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Olympus XA

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The Olympus XA was a 35 mm rangefinder camera built by Olympus of Japan. [1]

8 relations: Aperture priority, Japan, Olympus Corporation, Rangefinder, Rangefinder camera, Scale focus, Yoshihisa Maitani, 135 film.

Aperture priority

Aperture priority, often abbreviated A or Av (for aperture value) on a camera mode dial, is a setting on some cameras that allows the user to set a specific aperture value (f-number) while the camera selects a shutter speed to match it that will result in proper exposure based on the lighting conditions as measured by the camera's light meter.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Olympus Corporation

is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products.

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A rangefinder is a device that measures distance from the observer to a target, in a process called ranging.

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Rangefinder camera

A rangefinder camera is a camera fitted with a rangefinder, typically a split-image rangefinder: a range-finding focusing mechanism allowing the photographer to measure the subject distance and take photographs that are in sharp focus.

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Scale focus

Scale focus, or zone focus, is a type of focusing system used by many inexpensive cameras from the 1940s and 1950s.

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Yoshihisa Maitani

Yoshihisa Maitani (January 8, 1933 – July 30, 2009) was a designer of cameras for Olympus Corporation.

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135 film

135 is photographic film in a film format used for still photography.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympus_XA

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