Why the Mamiya 645 Is a Great Medium Format Camera for Beginners

Been wanting to get into medium format film photography but haven’t decided on a camera? This quick review might convince you to go for a Mamiya 645.

Choosing your first serious medium format film camera may not sound as daunting as picking out a digital camera today, but there are several choices you’d want to research. One of these is the Mamiya 645, a medium format SLR popular among those who aren’t comfortable with Twin-Lens Reflex (TLR) cameras. To help you decide whether it’s the camera for you, filmmaker and photographer Bryan Birks shared his thoughts about the Mamiya 645, which also happened to be his first medium format camera.

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