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.TIPS FOR BETTER MOVIES
Plan your movies in advance to add a feeling of continuity. Film your
story-telling sequence. Make your shortest "takes" at least five second s.
For !lear subjects, 4 to 8 feet from camera, keep the ZOOM LEVER
Sharpest full range zooms, from WIDE to TELE are obtained when subject is situated
8 feet from camera or beyond.
Take pictures with the sun behind your back whenever possible . The electric eye can
"read" the 'scene and set the lens more accurately if this rule is followed .
When using a movie light keep subject closer to the background than to th
to assure even overall lighting.
If you film a scene by "panning" (moving ttie camera horizontally or vertically whil
shooting) keep the movement very slow to avoid blurring and jerkiness in your pro
OPEN DROP IN -CLOSE DOOR SHOOT!
ON OTHER SIDE
parts of your argusBD4
INSTANT LOAD SUPER 8
A CdS ELECTRIC EYE B ZOOM LENS C MANUAL ZOOM LEVER D SHUTTER RELEASE BUTTON E LIGHT SOCKET F POWER
ZOOM BUTTON G FOOTAGE COUNTER H CdS BATTERY COVER I LOCK BUTTON J PISTOL GRIP K PENLIGHT BATTERY
The CdS Electric Eye of your camera will au¥
tomatically and continuously adjust the lens PROPER EXPOSURE
for proper film exposure. If needle is in red
area the light is insufficient for proper picture
taking. .... .¥
Film is completely exposed when counter in¥
dicates 50 feet. Removal of the cartridge be¥
fore film is completed is not recommended
as counter will reset to zero.
NOTE: For best results, have film processed
as soon as possible.
Remove the penlight battery cover. GRIP
Install four size "AA" penlight bat¥
teries according to the positive¥
negative diagrams inside the grip. Improper installation will prevent camera from operating
properly. Bat¥teries should be removed from cam¥SCREW
era if it is not to be used for long
periods of time.
WHAT BATTERY TO USE
The use of alkaline batteries such as MN 1500 or equivalent is recom¥/ mended for best results and
INSTALLING CdS ELECTRIC EYE BATTERY
To install or replace (ask dealer for Mallory
PX-13 or equivalent), unscrew the BATTERY
COVER counter-clockwise. Insert the battery
in the compartment positive (+) side facing
up and replace the cover. Replace battery
when electric eye indicator in viewfinder is
sluggish or fails to respond.
POWER ZOOM BUTTON on top of camera will
operate independent of shutter release button.
Depressing front of button marked TELE will
zoom in for a closer view, whereas back of button
marked WIDE will zoom lens to wide angle cover¥
age. Speed of zooming can be varied with the
manual ZOOM LEVER.
Depress white Lock Button on pistol grip to
turn the motor on. When picture taking is over
press red button to OFF position to prevent
accidental start of camera.