Viewmaster Stereo Camera
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Welcome to
VIEW-MASTER PHOTOGRAPHY
You have added another dimension (stereo) and the colors of the rainbow to your everyday picture taking. You will be one of the first to enjoy your own "Personal". full color, three dimension pictures.
To insure your enjoyment,
1. We have made this camera - this whole system of photography-as simple and easy to use as we possibly could, and,
2. We have written this instruction book to tell you, and show you with pictures, everything you must know to start taking pictures that will be truly satisfying and everywhere admired.
 

SAWYER'S INC.
Home Office   Chicago Office
Box 490   3500 No. Kostner Ave.
Portland 7, Ore.   Chicago 41, I11.
  INSTRUCTIONS
Illustrated
Instructions
Page

PRE-LOADING CHECKS
Turn SHIFT KNOB to "A"    4
Lock WINDING KNOB by turning.
Set COUNTER to 20X OR 36X    5

LOADING

Open camera and lay it face down on a table . . . 6 Insert three perforations of film in slot of SPOOL . . 7 Engage magazine on slotted shaft    8 Fit film on SPROCKET and pull film tight.
Close back of camera    9

INITIAL WINDING

Turn WINDING KNOB three full turns    10
Check FILM ADVANCE INDICATOR    10
 
EXPOSURE-EASY METHOD
Set CENTER DIAL for FILM SPEED.
Set SHUTTER at 1/50.
Match proper SKY BRIGHTNESS to correct SUBJECT COLOR by turning the LENS OPENING DIAL . . 11

ADVANCING THE FILM
Turn WINDING KNOB a full turn after each exposure.
When Winding Knob LOCKS and
Shutter will not CLICK, you have
reached the important HALFWAY POINT . . . . 12
. . . then . . .

Turn SHIFT KNOB to "B".
Take last picture when COUNTER reads "19" or "36". Wind FOUR times before unloading    13
UNLOADING
Unload in subdued light.
Tell processor, "Don't cut my roll"    14

PERSONAL REEL MOUNTING    14 & 15

LABELED VIEW OF CAMERA   16 & 17


Part Two

INFORMATION SECTION
See Page 18 for Table of Contents

Page 4 Page 5 Page 6
Page 7 Page 8 Page 9


Page 10 Page 11 Page 12
Page 13 Page 14 Page 15

INFORMATION SECTION

How the Lens Shift Works    19
Sky Brightness Pictures    20 Exposure-the Full Story . . . 21, 22, 23
Flash Pictures    24 & 25
Picture Taking Hints    26, 27, 28
Care of the Camera    29 & 30
Camera Accessories    31
Viewing Accessories    32

 

Page 16/17 Page 19 Page 20
Page 21 Page 22 Page 23

 

Page 24 Page 25 Page 26
Page 27 Page 28 Page 29

Page 30 Accessories Pt.1  Accessories Pt.2