Like many, I was pleased to hear that Fuji Acros 100 had risen from the dead. Of course, I had a few rolls of the old Acros in my fridge, and so wondered how the two would compare. Continue reading “Acros 100 vs Acros 100 II: an Unscientific Comparison”
On my most recent visit to Berlin I decided to do something I had so far avoided: take some shots of the usual Tourist motives. I had done this elsewhere of course, but never in Berlin. The obvious starting point for such a mission is the Brandenburg Gate, where I got the standard shot towards the end of the golden hour. The film was 120 format Kodak Portra 160 in a Zenza Bronica SQ-Ai, I brought a 50mm and a 150mm lens.
From this first location, Continue reading “Berlin and its Holocaust Memorials”
The Zenza Bronica SQ series SLRs are capable, relatively young medium format SLRs which still trade at reasonable prices and are capable of delivering high quality results. Unfortunately, they are not problem free.
The SQ-Ai series -the youngest of the lot- has a reputation for poor battery contacts. Instead Continue reading “Bronica SQ-Ai Battery Problem – sometimes it is really simple”