A&P It was a price I couldn't give up.. new toy

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  1. ok_computer

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    :o $400 for everything

    Hasselblad 500EL/M (motorized film advance and shutter cock :)mamoru:)
    Carl Zeiss T* Sonar 150/4
    Carl Zeiss T* Distagon 50/4
    Carl Zeiss T* Planar 80/2.8

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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    give ya 401 or it.
     
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    Maybe for the body on it's own :nono:
     
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    ballin outta control, son
     
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    whats so special about these overpriced things


    digital > *

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    :rofl:

    The pics from this thing are on a COMPLETELY higher level than digital. Don't knock medium format until you've shot with it. Digital is retarded after using larger format film, IMO.
     
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    Oh, and to answer your question: better build quality, sharper, more dynamic range, shallower depth of field, flash sync at any speed, more fun (IMO)
     
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    I seriously hate you.

    That's such a steal!
     
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    I have been offered to use medium format, i might take that offer

    but for what i do, event photography, i cannot afford to have the image under or over exposed

    digital shows me right away what i shot, and i can photoshop, etc etc etc


    albums are digital anyways :o
     
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    Well me too, for my job (shooting/editing NHL/WHL hockey), digital is obviously a must. But just because it's inconvenient doesn't mean it's not worth exploring. Everything I do for personal stuff, its all film. I like it so much more.
     
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    I know.. each of these pieces goes for like 400-700 on ebay :rofl:
     
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    you said cock, lol
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Seriously though. Awesome find man. Can't wait to see what you can do with it. I love the look of medium and up film. :bowdown:
     
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    I won't be able to use it before I go to India I think.. I leave on Sunday night, and I have to somehow try to get a battery to work.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    India seems like a great place to take it. Med Format landscapes ftmfw!
     
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    carrying a 'blad system around on my back for a month FTL!

    I dunno if I'll bring it. I doubt it.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Well have a good trip nonetheless man. I am super jealous. I have been wanting to visit/photograph India for years. Can't wait to see the pics :bowdown:


    P.S. Tell the people at Epson customer service they suck.
     
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    Yeah I can't wait. One week seems SO LONG still. It's going to be incredible :noes:
     
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    How many MP?
     
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    more than you can afford, pal
     
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    yardsdale, bro :cool:
     
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    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

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    very nice. Id like to get a medium format in a year or so.
     

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