Medium Format Camera


Norita 66 system review: Pleasure and pain from my need for speed

Hello. My name is Aivaras and I am a bokeh junkie. I got into film photography mostly because of my ability to play with limited …

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Yashica-B review: the lovable "rare" TLR camera

Yashica-B review: the lovable “rare” TLR camera

I’ve been fascinated with Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) cameras ever since I can remember, and even before I knew what a TLR was — I …

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A look at two uniquely different medium format Fujifilm cameras- The Fuji GA645Zi Professional and Fuji GW690III Professional

A look at two uniquely different medium format Fujifilm cameras: The Fuji GA645Zi Professional and Fuji GW690III Professional

From the fully automatic point and shoot Fujifilm GA645Zi to the totally manual Fujifilm GW690III, Fujifilm’s medium format cameras encompass a wide range of types …

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The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s

The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s

My take on the 10 “best” film cameras released during the 1990s. It’s not a countdown in the traditional sense and “best”…well…

The mighty Fujica Panorama G617 Professional camera review

The mighty Fujica Panorama G617 Professional camera review

The mighty Fujica Panorama G617 Professional was the camera that made me return to shooting on film. After I’d sold my film gear and gone …

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GAS and the "wrong" camera: skateboarders with the Pentax 6x7 in Singapore

GAS and the “wrong” camera: Skateboarders with the Pentax 6×7 in Singapore

I suffer from GAS: Gear Acquisition Syndrome. Even as I write this I have a painfully expensive Mamiya 6 on its way from Japan because …

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A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part five- conclusion and personal stories

A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part five: conclusion and personal stories

This five-part review has taken the best part of three years to complete. At over 40,000 words, I admit that it is quite long (!) …

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Building a point and shoot 6x17 camera: the TwoFourths DIY camera kit

Building a point and shoot 6×17 camera: the TwoFourths DIY camera kit

In 2016 I decided to back the TwoFourths DIY 617 Kickstarter project, paying about $185 for a kit that would let me use two lenses …

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A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part four: maintenance and miscellaneous accessories

A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part four: maintenance and miscellaneous accessories

Over the past three weeks, I have introduced you to the Mamiya RZ67 Professional camera, its series of film holders and the extensive lens system. …

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A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part three - lenses, filters and accessories

A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67, part three: lenses, filters and accessories

Welcome back to part three of this guide. We’ve already covered a deep overview of the Mamiya RZ67 Professional system as well as a look …

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A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67 Pro: part one - a deep system overview

A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67 Pro: part one – deep system overview

The Mamiya RZ67 is very interesting and in many ways, an unusual camera. It’s not very easy to operate and a little bit slow if …

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The Ihagee Photorex: shooting medium format with a 100 year-old plate camera

The Ihagee Photorex: shooting medium format with a 100 year-old plate camera – by Ivan B Palli

When it comes to medium format cameras we’re spoilt for choice. This is not surprising considering that 120 film was the main format used by professionals and enthusiasts alike for a good chunk of the 20th century before 35mm film took over.

Reviewing the Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition - it's bloody gold!

Reviewing the Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition (it’s gold!) – By Aivaras Sidla

Let’s start with the elephant in the room – this camera comes with some serious bling. It is in fact, a special gold-dipped version officially called the “Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition”.

The Bronica ETR: 40 years old but not an old dog

The Bronica ETR: 40 years old but not an old dog – by Nelson Mercier

When I came back to film photography in early 2018, very soon I wanted to try medium format film. Not being sure if I would like it with its lesser number of photos per roll compared to a 35mm film…

Comparing the Super Ikonta 532-16 and Ensign 12-20 folding cameras

Comparing the Super Ikonta 532/16 and Ensign 12-20 folding cameras – by Tony Warren

British camera manufacturer Barnet Ross Ensign boldly advertised in the post-Second World War period that photographic development had now moved from Europe to Great Britain.