The world of medium format film photography was new to me so i had to learn everything from the start. The rb is a very early one and you can't fit a battery in it anywhere.
Medium format on a budget:
Best medium format film camera for street photography. I don't know if it's the best cheap medium format camera, but it's. The mamiya 6 (and 7) are really great for medium format street photography, and the ideal medium format system for travel, in my opinion. Sadly i couldn’t put my hands in a medium format camera, but in my top list for size is a fuji ga465z1, a medium format point and shoot;
This mirrorless medium format camera stands out for more reasons than one. If you are looking for a camera that will give you absolutely stunning images, you’ve found it. Don’t forget to do your own research before committing to a purchase!
A review of a capable and inexpensive medium format camera. With objects moving so quickly, the much shallower depth of field, the weight of the camera and the slow moving focusing. For a medium format camera that performs adequately and provides excellent shots, the pentax 645z makes a great contender.
The nikon d750 fx is the best professional camera for street photography. The more affordable could be a pentacon six with carl zeiss jena lenses. It is a camera characterized by the unique image quality in addition to its modest design and minimal controls.
It’s pretty tricky to use a hasselblad to effectively shoot “classic” street photos. Using medium format in street. I love working with film, which is the primary reason why i want to take one for this trip.
All those had great galleries in flickr. Amazing how inexpensively you can get into med format film camera's now. I see really inexpensive rb 67's, pentax 645's ect.
The panoramic format adapted well to street photography, because so much more happens on the horizontal axis than on the vertical. Here is a list of our favourite medium format cameras to help you get started. I have both of them and they are fun to play with.
Based on all that you have mentioned, i am almost tempted to simply stick to my existing setup (pentax 645n) and use the money saved on better scanning apparatus and/or a better lens for the 645n. If you want to venture into street photography using a film camera that is inexpensive you can consider getting a holga 120n medium format film camera. Being able to use 35mm with the same medium format camera gave me more frames to work with.
Hasselblad has always been my dream medium format camera and luckily i got the chance to buy a hasselblad 2000fc/m camera body with a a12 magazine at a very reasonable price that got me started into medium format. If you asked any professional photographer in the 1960s, 1970s or 1980s which was the best film camera, they would have said a medium format camera. The format challenged me to compose images not just using foreground and background, but from left to right and vice versa.
The film camera is the other camera. One impossible for the momente is a rollei 6006.