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MartinN

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Mediaval Castle for Catholic Priests.
Demolished on order from the swedish king Gustav Vasa in 1528 because not Prothestantic.













Happy New Year ! Some of the images are two-shot HDR in Lightroom6.
 

DougDolde

Active member
This is from around 2003 and shot with a Contax 645 and Kodak DCS Pro back. Only 16 megapixels. Pretty poor quality by today's standards.

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Limited capability by today's standards does not mean poor image quality.

The Kodak DCS Proback and 645 M/H/C brings back fond memories and really marked the start of "medium format digital." Many in the Inferno got their start with it.

Nice to see you here, Doug.

--Dante
 

MartinN

Member
Mamiya 300 f5.6 handheld, cropped 100% pixels.



I need to learn to be a better stalker. For better reach I have the Mamiya 500 f5.6 but would
never consider using it handheld, I have a fluid head but am just nudging the birding thing.





P20, Mamiya 80 f4
 

MartinN

Member
How is it bad?
I have the MAMIYA - SEKOR C 35mm/3.5 N
What I have read is that even the AF version of 35mm is considered 'soft' in the corners and periphery.
The AF and C and N versions supposedly have almost the same optical formula.
I have not had any problems with the MF N version, possibly because I don't have the most recent high
resolution backs. Therefore I think the looking down on old lenses is a bit exaggerated.

In my opinion the Mamiya C and N lenses are quite wonderful for older digital backs.
 
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MartinN

Member
I use a few "N" lens with my Fuji gfx and find them very acceptable for my use.
The N version has better multicoating than the C version and I try to use N with digital and C with film.
The optical formula of N and AF versions should be very similar, however there are ULD and APO lenses
that should be a little and significantly better, respectively.

Now I remember that the C versions can be of previous optical design, but not always. The MC is always better on N.
 
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