Medium Format Fine Art Photography

Of late I've added a Medium Format Film System to my repertoire. I won't go into all the varous reasons here, I'll just list my kit. Suffice it to say that it's an effort to raise the bar on my photography and early indications are that it's quite the high bar.

CAMERAS & Accessories

  • Hasselblad 500CM 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 Medium Format Film Camera (VTG 1993)
  • Hasselblad Flexbody with Rmfx Finder
  • (3) Hasselblad A12 120 Film Backs
  • Soligar Zone VI Spotmeter
  • Gitzo GT2545T Series 2 Traveler Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • Really Right Stuff BH-40 Ballhead with Arca Swiss Quick Release Clamp
  • F-Stop Gear Lotus Mountain Series Backpack w/ Large Pro ICU

LENSES

  • Hasselblad 50mm Distagon T* f/4
  • Hasselblad 80mm Planar T* f/2.8
  • Hasselblad 150mm Sonnar T* f/4

FILTERS*

  • LEE Filters Universal (Medium Wide) Lens Hood & Filter Holder
  • Formatt Hitech 105mm Firecrest SuperSlim Circular Polarizer Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest ND 1.2 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest ND 2.1 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest ND 3.0 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest ND 3.9 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest ND 4.8 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 150mm Firecrest Graduated Soft Edge ND 0.6 Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 150mm Firecrest Graduated Soft Edge ND 0.9 Filter
  • Haida 100 x 150mm PROII MC 0.6 Stop Hard Grad Graduated Neutral Density Filter
  • Haida 100 x 150mm PROII MC 0.9 Stop Hard Grad Graduated Neutral Density Filter
  • Haida 100 x 150mm PROII MC Reverse GND 0.6 Reverse Graduated ND Neutral Density Filter
  • Haida 100 x 150mm PROII MC Reverse GND 0.9 Reverse Graduated ND Neutral Density Filter
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Black and White Filter #8
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Black and White Filter #11
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Black and White Filter #22
  • Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Black and White Filter #25

* Depending on the subject and the type of film I'm shooting I select 10 of the 100mm filters to carry.