Medium Format

The Mamiya M645 as my First Medium Format Film Camera

2000 1126 Aidan Bell

I’ve been using cameras for half my life and I felt like I knew my way around any basic system, until I discovered medium format. The upgrade in resolution was an entirely new beast I…

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Kodak Reflex II Review – A Rollei Competitor at a Tenth the Price?

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

Juliet reviews the Kodak Reflex II, a contemporary of the Rollei TLR which makes beautiful photos at a tenth the price.

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Chincoteague with a Rolleiflex and Kodak Portra

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

A visual feast of pastels and beach tones results when Juliet takes a Rolleiflex to Chincoteague, an island off the coast of Virginia.

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The Rolleiflex Old Standard – the First Rollei to Shoot 120 Film

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

Juliet reviews the Rolleiflex Old Standard, the first Rolleiflex TLR film camera to use standard medium format film.

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Plaubel Makina 67 Review

2000 1125 Aaron Stennett

Aaron reviews the Plaubel Makina 67, a medium format rangefinder film camera with a beautiful, fixed Nikkor lens.

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The Yashica A as a First Medium Format Camera (And Beyond)

2000 1125 Dave Carulli

Dave’s first medium format camera was the Yashica A. Three years later, he tells us why it was a great first camera – and then some.

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Re-evaluating the Cost of Film Cameras (And Offering Some Alternatives)

2200 1238 Jeb Inge

Jeb evaluates the current film camera market, and offers some great alternatives to over-priced (over-hyped) models.

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Rescuing a Zeiss Ikon Nettar from the Trash

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

Connor rescues and reviews a Zeiss Ikon Nettar, a medium format folding camera that had been destined for the parts bin.

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Franka Solida II-R – Shooting a Classic 120 Folding Camera from 1959 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews a high-quality, affordable, and classic medium format folding film camera, the Franka Solida II-R.

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Rolleiflex SL66 Camera Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The first medium format SLR camera that Rollei produced, the Rolleiflex SL66, is one of the more interesting cameras I’ve ever shot.

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Pentax 67 Review – It’s a Big Camera

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James shot the Pentax 67 in 2016 and 2018, and was less than impressed. In 2020 he tries again. Here’s the review.

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A Sort Of Review of the Lomography Diana F+

1388 781 Craig Sinclair

Craig (sort of) reviews the Lomography Diana F+, a lo-fi medium format point and shoot camera for 120 film.

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The Sawyer’s Mark IV – A Miniature Rolleiflex 2.8

1800 1013 Cheyenne Morrison

Everything we need to know about the Sawyer’s Mark IV, a tiny twin lens reflex, Japanese Rolleiflex killer – by Cheyenne Morrison.

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How to Disappear with an Original Yashica-Mat

1800 1013 Stephen Hennessy

The Yashica-mat was Yashica’s original premier twin lens reflex (TLR) camera from the 1950s. It was a great camera, and remains very interesting today.

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