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The camera also has a self timer and a tripod socket.

The lenses are usually small aperture and will provide a clear depth of field from perhaps five feet to infinity. The lens focuses, but the user has to estimate the distance.

Rangefinder cameras have at least two windows which produce two images.

This shutter release does go down quite some distance compared to most shutter releases.

I'm guessing that the lever action and shutter release were combined into one button on the Optima I and later models.

Curiously, the Optima I and other models below do not have a separate lever you hold down while pushing the shutter.

Rather, they have an identical looking button on the opposite side of the lens that serves as the shutter release.

There is usually a yellow square or diamond seen in the viewfinder with two overlapping images.