Well, Im trying to amass as much info I can about the Hasselblad V series as I can and I found some sweet deals on 500 CM, 501CM and 503CW bodies, complete yadadada... All for around 600-700 pounds, nice condition, with WLF, 80mm lens, A12 backs...
And now I got into a Mamyia 645 AFD, complete as well for the same price.
Can they stop with the options in MF ?
The Mamyia is a much better camera , I can see, has a lot of features lacking in the Blad : got AF, imprints in the film the exposure values, has metering, etc.
Blad has a couple of advantages : bigger size film ( 6x6 vs 6x4.5 ) which translates to the square format which I'm curious to try out and.... that's it.
Im eager to try the blad, always a dream camera now into reachable position finantially for me to try Medium Format but the Mamyia seems such value for money that is hard to ignore... The only good thing ( or bad ) is that the Mamyia is so dSLR a-like that I rather feel not attracted ( if that makes sense... ) by it, fearing that the "novelty" effect will vanish soon after I get it, something I dont see happening with the Blad.
Can someone shed some light and opinions here ?