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#1 Leaviathan

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 09:02 PM

I think the quality of this Hasselblad is amazing, is this characteristic of any decent MF film camera or is this a Hasselblad thing? But anyway I'm going to exercise the theory with my 35mm film cameras using the D3300 as the light meter and eventually buy a MF film camera, I was just looking at a Mamiya 645 which isn't that expensive. 

 

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:03 PM

I have done that on more than one occasion when using my Nikkormat that the meter is dead. I use center weight on my digital camera and shoot away. 

 

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 03:01 AM

The characteristic is a bit of both - MF does have a look to it that a smaller format can't quite achieve but much of the way the images from a Bald look is down to the Carl Zeiss lenses and even the T* treatment. 

 

I love my Fuji glass but the three CZ T* lenses I also use on it offer a different look and feel that does have an appeal.


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