List of most popular modern medium format cameras

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by MAGNAchrom, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. MAGNAchrom

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    Dear Gang,

    I'm looking to create a list of the most popular "modern" medium-format roll-film cameras manufactured in the past 10-15 years (as opposed to those fine antique cameras of yesteryear or toy cameras). Can you think of anything I've missed?

    Hasselblad, Mamiya, Fuji, Pentax, Linhof, Horseman, Fotoman, Alpa, Gaoersi, Plaubel, Rollei, Rolleiflex, Silvestri, Bronica, Kiev

    J Michael Sullivan
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    Are you going to expand this to model/series, e.g. Mamiya 6, 7, C, etc?
     
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    Do you include a Canham with a Canham roll film back?
     
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    I am specifically not listing 4x5 and 5x7 cameras with roll-film backs (that would be another list). However, dedicated medium format view cameras like the Linhof are.

    Thanx!
    J Michael Sullivan
     
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    Thanx for the good thought, but I already went there and they certainly don't have EVERY medium format camera. For example, no Gilde's or Alpa's !!! ($$$ I wonder why!? $$$) :wink:

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    Yes that is the idea.
    Thanx!

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    RB67 is almost 30 years old not 10. Though you might say something like RZ67.
     
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    Well if I remeber correctly some of them would be in the order of their releases.

    Mamiyaflex
    Mamiya C2 / C3
    Mamiya C22 / C33
    Mamiya C220 / C330 -> C330f
    Mamiya Universal
    Mamiya 6 (&7 ?)
    Mamiya RB67 Pro
    Mamiya RB67 Pro-S
    Mamiya RB67 Pro-SD
    Mamiya RZ67

    This url will cover almost everything regarding the Mamiya TLR 6x6 Series (Mamiyaflex -> C330f)

    http://www.btinternet.com/~g.a.patterson/mfaq/m_faq-mamiya.html
     
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    After the RZ...what else is there?
     
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    We mustn't forget the wonderful and popular Holga
     
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    ughhh... we mustn't ????

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    and its perky cousin, the WOCA

    While we are on the subject of doorstops and paper weights, dont forget the Lubitel
     
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    Ok, I've extended things to include medium format cameras of the past 25 years (this is for a questionaire). So here is the list as it currently stands. Corrections/additions/deletion suggestions welcomed.

    Alpa 12 series
    Arca Swiss F 6x9 series
    Arca Swiss M 6x9 series
    Bronica ETR series
    Bronica GS series
    Bronica SQ series
    Contax 645 series
    Ebony Finesse camera
    Ebony SV/SW series
    Fotoman panorama cameras
    Fuji 645 series
    Fuji 670 series
    Fuji 690 series
    Fuji 617 series
    Fuji 680 series
    Gaoersi 6x9 camera
    Gaoersi panorama cameras
    Gilde 66-17 panorama cameras
    Hasselblad 20* series
    Hasselblad 50* series
    Hasselblad 55* series
    Hasselblad 90* series
    Hasselblad ArcBody series
    Holga/Woca/Lomo "toy" cameras
    Horseman SW6x9 series
    Horseman SW 612/617 panorama cameras
    Horseman VH/VHR 6x9 series
    Kiev cameras
    Linhof M679 series
    Linhof Technika 23 series
    Linhof Technikardan 23 series
    Linhof Technorama 612/617 panorama cameras
    Mamiya 6 series
    Mamiya 645 series
    Mamiya 7/II series
    Mamiya C220 series
    Mamiya C330 series
    Mamiya RB67 series
    Mamiya RZ67 series
    Noblex cameras
    Pentacon Six series
    Pentax 645 series
    Pentax 6x7/67 series
    Plaubel Makina 67 series
    Rollei 600* series
    Rollei SL66 series
    Rolleiflex 2.8 series
    Rolleiflex T series
    Seitz Roundshot cameras
    Silvestri H series
    Silvestri T30 series
    Seagull cameras
    Yashica Mat cameras
    Other (including collectibles)
    I don't own a medium format camera

    Does this look good?
    J Michael Sullivan
     
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    dont forget the Lubitel...
     
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    Graflex XL series. Still lots and lots out there. Also Nortia 66.
     
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    You have the Rolleiflex 2.8 series but omitted the Rolleiflex 3.5 Series cameras.

    Rich
     
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