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THE GF 100-200 F5.6 – Review

THE GF 100-200 F5.6 – Review

When I was booking my trip to Australia, other than planning my Visual Poet Experience Workshop in Melbourne, I knew I would like to rent a car and drive along the Great Ocean Road. That is when I started to ponder my gear choices for this trip. After all, my swimming...

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Medium Format Magazine – February 2019

Medium Format Magazine – February 2019

Medium format photography has never been so alive and well. This is apparent in the stunning work you will find in the February issue of the Medium Format Magazine.  A fascinating interview with Damien Lovegrove begins the issue. This must-read conversation with one...

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9 Frames by Patrick La Roque

9 Frames by Patrick La Roque

The Medium Format Magazine is not the only publication available to our members. We also publish the PDF Exclusives – high-quality, in-house designed educational and inspirational pieces on a variety of subjects related to medium format film and digital photography....

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An Interview with Cooper and Gorfer

An Interview with Cooper and Gorfer

Working on an interview with Nina Gorfer and Sarah Cooper, known as Cooper and Gorfer was a truly amazing experience. The imagery is absolutely beautiful, rich in colour and texture but most importantly so abundant in meaning. Sally Jennings, who worked with me on...

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Medium Format Magazine – January 2019

Medium Format Magazine – January 2019

My name is Olaf and I am editor-in-chief of the Medium Format Magazine and the PDF Exclusives series. I created this community and the Magazine with photographers like you and me in mind. Like you, I care deeply about the craft of photography. I value great imagery...

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Simple Portrait of Gao Ming Ming

Simple Portrait of Gao Ming Ming

Wayne Gretzky once said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Although he was talking about hockey, that is basically my approach in photography. As a camera user and industrial designer, I use many camera systems with different formats but still experience...

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Medium Format Magazine – December 2018

Medium Format Magazine – December 2018

My name is Olaf and I am editor-in-chief of the Medium Format Magazine and the PDF Exclusives series. I created this community and the Magazine with photographers like you and me in mind. Like you, I care deeply about the craft of photography. I value great imagery...

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Two Years with the XCD 90mm

Two Years with the XCD 90mm

What a lens… This is perhaps my favourite medium telephoto despite having worked with similar focal length lenses from other manufacturers. It is elegant, inspiring and has a sharpness of rendition required by the 50MP sensor. The XCD 90mm is a short telephoto prime...

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Five unexpected side effects of MF

Five unexpected side effects of MF

Since I started shooting with a Phase One medium format camera system, I have experienced a series of quite unexpected and interesting side effects. I thought my testimonial might be helpful to other photographers who are considering making the move. Note: you won’t...

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The GFX 50R – The Rebirth of MF

The GFX 50R – The Rebirth of MF

FORMALITIES AND DISCLAIMERS I am often accused of taking photography seriously. It’s absolutely true! For me, photography is my entire life. It embodies my personality and the way I see, feel and function. It is my way of having a conversation with the world. I view...

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