Fujica GW690Film Camera

Fujica GW690

  • Camera Type for Fujica GW690


  • Film Type for Fujica GW690


  • Manufacturer of Fujica GW690


  • Origin Country of Fujica GW690


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Fujica GW690189 x 119 x 132 mm
  • Camera Weight for Fujica GW6901.5 kg
  • Camera Build Material for Fujica GW690Metal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Fujica GW690Manual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Fujica GW690Rangefinder


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Fujica GW6901 sec – 1/500 sec
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Fujica GW69025 ISO – 3200 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Fujica GW690Manual
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Fujica GW690None
  • Camera Viewfinder for Fujica GW690Rangefinder with parallax correction

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Fujica GW690Fixed Lens
  • Common Camera Lenses for Fujica GW690EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5 is a common lens for the Fujica GW690 EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5
  • Camera Flash for Fujica GW690Fujica GW690 Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Fujica GW690Lens hood is a common accessory for the Fujica GW690 Lens hoodStrap is a common accessory for the Fujica GW690 Strap


  • Camera Battery Type for Fujica GW690None
  • Battery Life for Fujica GW690N/A


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Fujica GW690
    Landscape photography
    Street photography
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Description for Fujica GW690 Description for Fujica GW690

The Fujica GW690 is a medium format film camera that was first introduced in 1978. It is a rangefinder camera that uses 120/220 roll film, allowing for larger negative sizes compared to 35mm cameras. The GW690 features a fixed lens with a focal length of 90mm, which provides a moderate wide-angle perspective. It has a bright and clear viewfinder with a built-in rangefinder for accurate focusing. The camera has a fully mechanical design, including manual film advance and shutter cocking. It offers a wide range of shutter speeds from 1/500 to 1 second, as well as bulb mode for long exposures. The GW690 is known for its robust build quality and reliable performance, making it a popular choice among professional photographers and enthusiasts who appreciate the exceptional image quality and control offered by medium format photography.

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The GW690 is also known as the Fujifilm GS645 and is part of a series of cameras that includes the GW670 and GW690II models. The camera uses a leaf shutter, which allows for flash synchronization at all shutter speeds. It has a built-in light meter, but many photographers prefer to use an external light meter for more accurate exposure readings. The GW690 has a built-in hot shoe for attaching external flash units. The camera requires careful handling due to its large size and weight, but it offers a rewarding shooting experience and stunning image results.

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Description for Fujica GW690 Pros and Cons for Fujica GW690

Large 6x9cm format for high-resolution images

Built-in light meter for accurate exposure

Interchangeable lenses for versatile shooting

Solid build quality for durability

Large and heavy camera, not suitable for travel

Limited exposure control options

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Description for Fujica GW690 Potential Problems and Fixes for Fujica GW690

Shutter Failure

The Fujica GW690 is known for its potential shutter failure. This can be due to age or heavy use. Regular servicing and careful usage can help prevent this issue.

Light Seal Deterioration

The light seals on the Fujica GW690 can deteriorate over time, leading to light leaks in the images. It's recommended to have the seals replaced when this occurs.

Rangefinder Misalignment

The rangefinder in the Fujica GW690 can become misaligned, leading to inaccurate focusing. Regular check-ups and adjustments can keep the rangefinder in good working condition.

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