Thanks. As replied to other the sharpenss issue is an ongoing problem but not always. I have used Hassi to demonstrate this part of my dilemma. It got more attention than it deserves as the main part of my thread was about differentiating my gear to heavy and cumbersome as my LF is and light and spontaneous as I want my MF to be. So no, I don't think I will replace the Broncia soon for a hassy but I hope to find a good other camera for travel and p\spontaneous street shots and shooting moving subjects.
Originally Posted by timeUnit
Back on page one of this thread I recommended the Bronica RF645. I'll do so again: for a travelling camera it is ideal. It is light but well-built, the lightmeter is accurate and the lenses are excellent. It is not a beauty, but ergonomically it is the best camera I have ever had. It is also comparatively cheap. My other travelling camera is a Rolleicord TLR. I use both of them for street shooting as well.
Originally Posted by Ruvy
Stepping up in format will mostly leave the smaller format lacking something.
Yes Im a recovering magic bullet chaser. I really though my photography would improove if just......
Now Im analysing carefully the kind of shooting, subjects etc new gadgets or cameras will be used for before buying.
I guess my use of coming LF will be somewhat the same as my MF now.
My MF could not replace my 35mm gear since I don't have the money to put into the gear needed.
My use of 35mm: Nature, macro, travel and streetshooting in Colorslides and B&W. In theory this could all be done with my Bronica but as you mentioned it's larger more heavy and slower to operate than 35mm. The solution to some of this (landscapes, travel- and streetshooting) could be a TLR or a MF rangefinder. Here you must consider your prefered format
(4.5, 6, 7, 8 or 9X6) and if you need other focallenghts than the normal lens.
The more lenses needed the less portable the outfit.
My use of MF (Bronica): Portraits, nature, landscapes and -details, cityscapes and nightshots of the same. not demanding a very responsive and portable system. as said I think thats what a LF system would be used for if I got one.
sorry if this looks disorderly. Im looking after my son while writing.
Ill be back with more thoughts on the subject.