Photography in Berlin

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  1. NickVEsq

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    I may be in Berlin for a conference on the third week of May. Can anybody suggest places to do street and architecture photography? I intend to bring a rangefinder, and a holga or lubitel 2. Also, in the horrific event I run out of film, where can I go to buy? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Hi Nick
    I'm sure German members of APUG will be able to give you lots of advice, though for film, Fotoimpex in Mitte is a must. http://www.fotoimpex.de/ I think they are sponsors here. As for where to photograph, the whole city is fascinating so very difficult to say. I book I can highly recommend which has inspired me to take many visits to Berlin is Ghosts of Berlin by Brian Ladd
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ghosts-Berl...=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1204621995&sr=1-1
    This text book reflects the history of the city through it's architecture and planning, especially during the last hundred years.
    Viel Spass!
    Mike
     
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    Hi, I can suggest lots of places. Let me know what kind of street scenes you are looking for and I will try and be more concrete. For film you can go to Fotoimpex, Monochrom or Calumet. I always like to meet APUGers so if you want to we can meet up and go for a stroll, just PM me near your trip.
    Hal
     
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    Thank you for your welcome, tips and suggestions. Hal, I will send you a PM once our travel plans are finalized.
     
  6. David A. Goldfarb

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    I've been in Berlin for three days, and between work and bad weather, I've exposed exactly one frame of film. It should be nicer in May.
     
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    Hi!
    I would like to buy a rangefinder camera, Mamiya 6 or 7. Help me, which type is better Mamiya 6 (with 50mm) or Mamiya 7 (with 65mm).
    Secondly, where I find this camera, in Hungary there is not.