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Best medium format 6×6 classic cameras


The quality of medium format cameras is by now very well-known. On the whole, cameras of this calibre usually have better lenses than their 35mm stablemates. Not only that, but these also have a vastly bigger negative size and so … Continue reading

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Ok; why NOW is the right time to buy a medium format camera!


With the advent of digicams, the demand for medium format photography has gone down slightly, as more and more photographers move onto the digital format. That has caused the price of medium format cameras  to drop correspondingly. Where a top … Continue reading

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Looking to start medium format? Walk this way….


Yes, folks. For anybody wanting to dip their toes in medium format photography, here’s just the camera for you. It’s ready to go and comes with a roll of FREE film to get you started, too! Click here to see … Continue reading

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Looking for a twin lens reflex camera? I can help you decide


For anyone who wishes to start using film cameras, there could be no better idea than to begin with a twin lens reflex medium format camera (tlr from now on!). There are many reasons for picking one of these cameras … Continue reading

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Yes! You too can afford a medium format camera!


Ever since I was a wee lad, aged about 4 or 5 years old, I always had a fascination about cameras. To a young child of that age, it seemed miraculous, that a little metal box could create images of … Continue reading

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Help! I think I captured a ghost!


Yes! It’s true! Whilst on a shooting foray recently, I came upon an old, disused and crumbling old church-like building, that instantly appealed to me for it’s photogenic qualities. So, as one does, I shot as many photos as I … Continue reading

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Which one shall I use? The Hasselblad or Rolleiflex?


Ah! Choices, choices. It’s nice to be in such an enviable position, having to make a choice between 2 of the most renowned cameras in the world, isn’t it? That is the dilemma I was faced with a few days … Continue reading

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Is my Yashicamat camera better than your Rolleiflex?


No, please don’t sneer and walk away! I get asked this question many, many times and all I say to those people, is exactly what I’m going to talk about with you here today. As everyone knows, there is more … Continue reading

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All hail the mighty Yashicamat!


Ever since I was a wee bairn, well, certainly no more than 5 years or so old, I had always been fascinated by the family camera. It was covered with a lovely tan leather case, which in itself had my … Continue reading

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My Yashicamat cast a wondrous spell on everyone!


One of my biggest faults is pushing something I like, onto other people, and I’m not talking about religion or politics here, or indeed any other of my many foibles! No, what I’m aiming at is my love of medium … Continue reading

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