I had been meaning to get into the medium format 6×7 game for a while and I finally bought the Pentax 67 (the “middle” version before the 67II) at an auction. For a long time, it was my go-to medium format camera. We had a real love-hate relationship. I loved the 105mm lens and hated, […]
Tag: Medium Format Film Camera
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 and functions and formats. I purchased both of these cameras based on recommendations from very different sources and as different as they are, I enjoy them both. I first learned […]
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…
Comparing the Super Ikonta 532/16 and Ensign 12-20 folding cameras
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.
The best medium format camera ever made – Mamiya 6 MF review
About a year and a half ago I finally bit the bullet and bought my very first medium format camera, a Mamiya 6 MF.
Two out of three. A look at three bellows cameras from the 1950s: Agfa Record III, Voigtländer Perkeo I, and Agfa Isolette
Most of my photo output is from digital cameras, although I have an abiding love for film. I recently bought some 35mm and medium format cameras online.
Camera review: The mystery 6×7 rangefinder aka “The Nameless Camera”
Everyone enjoys a mystery and here’s an enigma that certainly has me scratching my head. Maybe you too, although it’s possible you might be able to help solve the puzzle.
Sibling rivalry: Fujica GS645 & GS645S street photography shootout
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
Camera review – the Zeiss Ikon Nettar II 517/16 6×6 folding camera
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.
Camera review: Fuji GA645Zi
Today I’ll be reviewing the Fuji GA645Zi; a review that is not exactly typical. For me, the camera is a tool that is supposed to do whatever I want it to do.
Camera review: Fuji GA645i, “The Portrait Machine”
In this piece, I will be reviewing the Fuji GA645i 6×4.5 medium format camera.
Double review: Mamiya Press Super 23 and Mamiya Universal Press
I’m here today to provide you with my review / comparative overview of the Mamiya Press Super 23 and the Mamiya Universal Press cameras.
Recensione: vi racconto le mie folding – Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 520/2 & Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2
Il panorama della fotografia analogica è ricchissimo di fotocamere e attrezzature prodotte negli ultimi secoli da centinaia di produttori diversi, e questo ci aiuta a capire la bellezza e lo stato di evoluzione che questa Arte (la Fotografia) è riuscita
Camera review: My Zeiss Ikon folders – the Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 520/2 & Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2
Over the past two centuries, the film photography panorama has had plenty of cameras and other gear produced from hundreds of manufacturers.