Medium Format

Featured Photophile No. 004 – Stéphane Heinz Shoots the Hasselblad X-Pan and Rolleiflex

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Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers, is back. Today we’re spotlighting a wonderful shooter named Stéphane who’s created some amazing photos with two very distinctive cameras. But as we all know, the camera is only as…

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Fuji GW690 – Medium Format Camera Review

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After nearly three years of running this website, I’ve finally discerned the characteristics that make up my ideal camera. I like versatility and affordability, so interchangeable lens SLRs are my starting point. I really love…

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5 Best Medium Format Cameras for Beginners

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It happens to the best of us. At some point in the photographic journey, every photo geek is going to run into a wall. Things get stale. You’ve been shooting the same subjects with the same…

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How to Develop Black and White Film at Home – Part Two: Developing The Negative + Video Guide

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We’re back with the second installment in our continuing feature on developing black-and-white film at home, and it’s time to get down to business. Are you ready? Let’s make sure. You’ve read Part One, yes?…

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Why Everyone Should Shoot Manual … Sometimes

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Much has been written about the technical benefits of shooting in Manual mode, and while these articles do well to explain why shooting this way can improve the quality of your photographs they don’t always…

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Minolta Autocord – Medium Format Camera Review

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In the early days of mass-produced cameras, when a photographer talked about “the best” he invariably talked about Germany. This reflected a truth; Japanese cameras of the 1930s and ‘40s were in large part inferior…

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