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Thread: Got a Mamiya 6

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    Nice shots. I do not need a Mamiya 6/7, I already have plenty of very nice MF cameras, but the more I see the more I want!
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    Had a 6 outfit w/all 3 lenses-could't get many good shots because of the parallax-it's a lot greater thanw/a 35mmRF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chip j View Post
    Had a 6 outfit w/all 3 lenses-could't get many good shots because of the parallax-it's a lot greater thanw/a 35mmRF.
    Depends how close you shoot and how tight you crop. At the distances such as in the photos in the OP, it shouldn't be any problem at all.

    I normally don't crop that tightly anyway, unless circumstances absolutely require it.

    I'd like to have one, either 6 or 7, but already have too many cameras and have trouble deciding which one(s) to take on trips or on a given day!

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    Great pictures Chris, you are doing full justice to your leap of faith in buying the Mamiya 6.

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    I'm just back from a long weekend in Istanbul. I took my Mamiya 6 with all three lenses. Of sixty pictures, ONE was taken with the 150, two or three with the 75 and all others with the 50.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chip j View Post
    Had a 6 outfit w/all 3 lenses-could't get many good shots because of the parallax-it's a lot greater thanw/a 35mmRF.
    That's the dumbest thing I've ever read.
    I have an M6 with all 3 lenses. My best photos have been taken with this camera. If you can't get good photos, trust me, it's not the parallax.

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    I had problems with the Mamiya 6, not the Leica M6--have many great shots done with a Leica M4, and now my Contax Gs. I work in too close for the large Mamiya 6 parallax, and am most comfortable w/a 35mm SLR.

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    For all who find a Mamiya 6 with a 50mm lens ideal, you may want to consider a Plaubel Makina 67W. Even more portable than the Mamiya 6 as the bellows fold in flat. Great Nikkor lens, too.

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    Whew... Looked at #4 and for a moment thought I was back in Winnemucca, Nevada...



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    Though I've never owned one, let alone shot with one, I remain convinced that a Mamiya 6 or 7 would be my ideal camera. I'm "making do" with an old Hasselblad for now

    Wonderful images Chris, it's very clear that you have found YOUR camera.
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