Back from a VERY LONG hiatus.. New (old ) Mamiya 645.

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  1. Soocom1

    Soocom1 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    OK so after a VERY LONG hiatus, I am back for a bit.
    Shooting a newly acquired mamiya 645 (pre 1000).

    Curious to how many 645 shooters in film there still are and what film are you getting.
    Its a tough road now to find it and not break the bank.


     
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    Welcome back! I've got a 645 AFD that I pull out every now and then when I want to get away and have some peace and quiet. Shooting PAN F and FP4.
     
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    Welcome back!

    I'm shooting a 645 Pro TL. Using a variety of lenses from 35mm to 500mm. Primarily shooting Fujichrome and Kodak Portra and Ektar films.

    Besides the 645, I also shoot a Hasselblad 500 C/M, Bronica SQ-A, RZ67, and 4x5.
     
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    Soocom1 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Well given that my collection of digital is all well and good, I wanted to go film again for a whole bunch of reasons.
    (Thanks to everyone so far BTW.)

    I shot a test roll today and will see if there is any light leaks or other issues here soon.

    Going to be fun doing film again.
    even have an old Busch Mod. C about to fire up.
     
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    WELCOME back!!!
     
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    webestang64 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Welcome back and great your shooting film. For medium format I mainly use Delta 100 for BW and Ektar 100 for color. Most times it's through a Voigtlander.
     
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    I shot a lot of weddings with the same 645.
     
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    [​IMG]Ultrafine Extreme - shot with a Mamiya 645 pro tl.
     
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    I also shoot with a 645 Pro TL. I usually use Portra and HP5. I am also in a slump :(
     
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    Love my Mamiya Super and its noisy-but-necessary drive grip. Great for street and candids with a prism finder, more so than its 6x6 and 6x7 shelf mates. The plain vanilla 80/2.8--old or new--is a sweet lens. Kodak TMY-2 and Ilford XP2 work for me.
     

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