First Roll With: Hasselblad 500 C/M w/ Carl Zeiss T* 80mm f/2.8 by Seamus Platt

Gear: Hasselblad 500 c/m with Hasselblad Carl Zeiss Planar T* 80mm f/2.8 Film: 120 Fuji Pro 400h Dev:Fotofast – Brisbane (@fotofastfilm) Scan:  By Me (Epson Perfection v800 Photo) Shooting Location:  Brisbane, Australia Hey! I’m Seamus Platt and I’m a visual artist working in the realm of photo-imaging. I also work as a live music/press photographer. This is my first roll with the Hasselblad 500 C/M. Before buying the Hasselblad 500c/m, I’d only used one medium format camera which was a Rolleicord III. I loved the Rolleicord but wanted something I could rely on a little more as I kept gravitating to the look...

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First Roll With: Leica M3 w/ Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 By Sacha Styles

Gear: Leica M3 w/ Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 Film: Kodak Portra 400 Dev + Scan: Kent Street Studio, Sydney I'm Sacha Styles, a film photographer and student from Sydney! I only shoot on film and do photography as a 'side job' as I'm finishing year 12 and my HSC this year.  This was my first shoot with my 'new' to me Leica M3 and Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 Nokton, shot with Kodak Portra 400, rated @ 200 just for that little piece of mind while metering with my Minolta IVF external meter. The Leica is an early 60s double stroke model I bought off Ebay and...

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First Roll With: Minolta Hi-Matic 7s by Luke Marshall

Camera: Minolta Hi-Matic 7s  (45mm F/1.8 )  Film: 135 Fomapan 200 Dev + Scan: Splendid Photo - Wellington (Instagram: @splendid.nz) Shooting location: Nelson - New Zealand My name is Luke Marshall, I'm a full time professional photographer and videographer based in Nelson, NZ. This was my first roll with the Minolta Hi-Matic 7s. I'd heard stories about how crazy accurate its metering system is and I'd never used a rangefinder with the EV number style. Rather than showing shutter speeds or f-stop values in the viewfinder it shows exposure values. Whatever the needle points to, line up the shutter speed and aperture...

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First Roll With: Leica C3 Point and Shoot

We have known of Leica's more affordable line of compact cameras for a while now, however didn't get to meet one in person until mid 2018. Our first encounter being the Leica C2 Zoom sold here along with our first test roll with it in Japan, and the second being the Leica C3. Some quick specs about the C3: Production period 2002-2005. Lens - 28–80 mm f/3.6–7.9 LEICA VARIO-ELMAR ASPH. (8 elements in 6 groups) - shares evidently the same Vario-Elmar zoom lens as the Leica Minilux Zoom. Built-in Flash Fully automatic point and shoot.  More details stuff here. We were...

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