Look at his face when he says “playing is beautiful”. Maybe then you understand a little more why I simply love taking photos with old analog cameras.
The analog is always fascinating, because we all want the surprise.
With digital, there is no surprise left, you know immediately if it’s good or not.
A few weeks ago (which is now almost half a year ago, that was when I started this article ;) ) I had the chance to try out something really special. Digital Mediumformat. Special at least for my budget over here, and well I shoot 99% analog for my free projects or artsy stuff anyway. Thanks to Simone Betz of ROVA Design and Lukha I got the chance to snap a few shots with the Pentax 645z. I’m an avid Pentax 67 user and lover, so I had a little doubts if she would forgive me cheating on her. Well actually the doubts vaporized into meaningless once I took a peek through the viewfinder. Holly cow!
I was in the studio with Lea Sophie anyway, so I snapped a few portraits with her.
I’m not going to write a detailed review about the Pentax 645z. Just a few things that pop my mind. mehr →