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    Took Mamiya RZ67 to 4th of July parade!

    What was I thinking? I almost got hit by a float as I tried to run across the street to put the sun behind me. My top sprinting speed was much slower, carrying that beast!

    It was fun trying to shoot with both 35mm and RZ67. Especially fun trying to change the film magazine before the next subject rolled up. Several people ask me what the heck it was that I was carrying. One guy asked if it also shoots video. :rolleyes:

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    But did the system allow you to make quality images?
    When I grow up, I want to be a photographer.

    http://www.walterpcalahan.com/Photography/index.html

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    Stick something bigger than a 250mm on it, and people will start asking if it shoots rockets...LOL
    * Just because your eyes are closed, doesn't mean the lights in the darkroom are off. *
    * When the film you put in the camera is worth more than the camera you put the film in... *
    * When I started using 8x10, it amazed me how many shots were close to the car. *

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    What lens did you use? I did that about ten years ago (when I could still walk) and used the wlf and the 65mm. Konica 160 color film in 220, so I wouldn't have to reload film backs. It was fun, but I have never done it again.

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    hmmm,

    guess my size is a factor but I never have issues carrying my RZ around with me ...
    Cleared the bowel problem, working on the consonants...

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    Time to look for a 12 Step program, dude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirius Glass View Post
    Didn't anyone ask you if that was a Hasselblad?
    Hass...!? Wait. Most of those people have never seen a film camera, much less a Hassleblad! :rolleyes:

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    Quote Originally Posted by tac View Post
    What lens did you use? I did that about ten years ago (when I could still walk) and used the wlf and the 65mm. Konica 160 color film in 220, so I wouldn't have to reload film backs. It was fun, but I have never done it again.

    I used a 90mm and the WLF. One back because the only other one that I have is the 220 and I had everything plus the light meter, 35mm body (with a 50 mm lens) all stuffed in a camera bag that wasn't designed for MF. It was a good experience for me to have to reload the back in a hurry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EricO View Post
    I used a 90mm and the WLF. One back because the only other one that I have is the 220 and I had everything plus the light meter, 35mm body (with a 50 mm lens) all stuffed in a camera bag that wasn't designed for MF. It was a good experience for me to have to reload the back in a hurry.
    Learning how to quick-load is a very good skill to have! Post some images when you can; I would love to see what you did! Were you shooting B/W?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EricO View Post
    One guy asked if it also shoots video. :rolleyes:
    It's very interesting. Some people often ask me if my stuff, even 4x5, if it is video equipment.
    Helping to save analog photography one exposure at a time

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