Quote Originally Posted by PamelaHL
And Tom, why do you use the ARAX/Kiev 88CM the most?
It is reliable, has an excellent metering prism (spot & averaging), has a waist level finder, a magnifying chimney finder for macro work, a ground glass back with magnifier (macro work, again), has a Pentacon macro bellows with a 150mm Rodenstock Apo Ronar lens, has mirror lock up, has interchangeable film backs (like Hassy). I have an extensive Schneider, Zeiss and Ukrainian lens system for it (ranging from a 500mm Zeiss through a 30mm Arsat fisheye). I use this camera system a lot for film and developer testing. I get high quality MF pictorial results as an added bonus.