Gear: Mamiya 645 Pro w/ Sekor C 80mm f2.8 lens
Film: Cinestill 800T
Dev & Scan: Rewind Photo Lab
Shot at: Haymarket / Town Hall, Sydney
Hi! My name is Surya, I'm a film student and have been in Sydney for about half a year now. I started shooting film back in Hong Kong in 2017 but fell out of it after the camera didn't come back from repair. I picked it up again in May/June 2019 after a good friend bought me a Minolta Maxxum 7000. I was inspired by some friends around the same time and fell in love with analog again. My instagram is here and my website is here !!!
Up until recently, I was using the Minolta x-700 (which I recently let go of) and Canon MC and I love both to bits. Eventually though, I would see photographers online using medium-format - in particular the Mamiya 645 series and it didn't take me long to begin searching for my own, there was a different quality about it that I really wanted to explore and I couldn't stop looking and searching up images taken on MF cameras. I eventually found a seller from the UK on Reddit and got myself a little Christmas present! I spent like the first night of getting it reading up the manual and making sure I understood the camera since yeah I was pretty terrified.
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