Beloved of landscape photographers, especially those involved with supplying images for calendars and home decor products both before and well into the digital camera era, the Fuji Panorama GX617 was the final iteration of Fuji’s legendary behemoth panoramic medium
Sometimes, when visiting websites or just browsing pinhole pictures, I would stumble upon strange images that were created with a Vermeer anamorphic camera from Poland. Wow, what’s that? It sure produces beautiful crazy images.
This isn’t so much of a review, more of a first-impressions-comparison. My experience with different 4×5, large format cameras is minimal, having bought an MPP Mark VIII a few years back and stuck with it.
The Fujica GS645 Professional and its sibling GS645S Professional are very much alike, but different enough that the cameras beg for comparison….which interestingly enough, is what this article is all about: a comparison of Fuji’s two most well-known and loved
I bought my Zeiss Ikon Nettar 6×6 folder in 1992 for $50, pretty much in perfect nick. At the time I was shooting a Mamiya RB67 professionally; exclusively running Fuji Velvia through it for magazine covers and editorial work.
Mention 6x6cm medium format film cameras to a photographer and most will immediately think Hasselblad. Mention Rolleiflex to the same group and they will almost certainly think of the well-respected range of twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras.