Medium Format

Davis: in the studio with the Fuji GA645

by Todd on November 9, 2012

It’s been too long since I’ve posted, and I’m happy to say I got a chance to shoot a couple of rolls yesterday. The other roll was with my new Contax 90/2.8 G-lens, and hopefully I’ll have time to post some of those soon. Davis does some modeling professionally, so in addition to having a […]

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Fuji 645, Reala, Ektar

by Todd on August 21, 2012

I’ve been way too busy this last month, not much time for recreational shooting. But I’ve nabbed a few shots along the way, and I wanted to post some more stuff from this camera. The people and the cows are Fuji Reala 100, the rest are Kodak Ektar 100. On top of still being busy, […]

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Three portraits: Fuji GA645

by Todd on July 25, 2012

I like longer lenses for portraits, but I could learn to like 60mm on this camera. The lens is just so good! These are snaps from Monday, when I stopped into the lab where I used to work. The first guy, on the wrong side of the light, is David, my old boss. The guy […]

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Fuji GA645: first frames

by Todd on July 22, 2012

The Fuji GA645 is a medium format (6×4.5) fixed lens rangefinder. It’s small, light and fairly automated…basically a point-and-shoot cousin to the Contax G2, in a larger film format. It’s got a very high quality Fujinon 60mm f/4 lens. I’ve wanted one of these for a long time, but they’re a bit expensive and difficult […]

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Workbench

by Todd on February 22, 2012

I’ve been so enamored of my Holga lately that haven’t shot the Bronica much at all (check out my new Holga site, BTW). There was a roll of long-expired Ilford Delta 3200 in it, and I had no real idea what was even on it. I developed the roll yesterday. Big ugly stripe across the […]

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Fuji Pro 400H, 6×6, full roll

by Todd on December 19, 2011

Coop and I went shooting yesterday with no particular plan, and found ourselves walking around West Liberty. I planned to shoot a few rolls of 120, but as usual, I underestimated how long it takes to screw around with this old gear (not complaining!), and I ended up shooting a fair amount of digital. My […]

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Neopan Acros, 120

by Todd on December 11, 2011

I haven’t posted in a while so I made myself finish a roll of Acros yesterday. This is the first roll of 120 I’ve done with my new tank and Hewes reel. I can’t say enough good things about Hewes reels…so easy to work with. These were all shot at ISO 400 and developed in […]

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Blue Sky, or Blue Sky?

by Todd on October 16, 2011

Just a few more shots from around Iowa this fall. I suppose I should look into finding a good white balance routine for film. The sky is a different shade of blue in every one of these! It’s so much easier with digital…

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Thin DOF on the Tracks

by Todd on October 11, 2011

OK, maybe not quite as catchy as the Dylan title. Both shots were at f/5.6. Being new to medium format, it still astonishes me how much of a DOF difference there is with this camera. These were Kodak Ektar. I got a pretty nice roll this time, and have several more to post, but not […]

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Iowa City, Autumn

by Todd on October 10, 2011

I had one roll of Fuji Astia languishing in the refrigerator, and I decided to get out and shoot it. Just a few random shots from around town, all shot last Friday.

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