Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video The medium-format look, part of Advanced Photography: Medium-Format Digital Cameras.
- When discussing medium format photography, some people…occasionally refer to something called a medium format look.…If you've investigated medium photography,…medium format photography already,…you might have found people on forums saying,…"do I have it, do I have the medium format look?"…I want to talk about that because, on the one hand,…I'm not sure that there is such a thing…as a medium format look, although there is a difference…between medium format prints and other prints.…In the days of film, there was a definite difference…between a print made from 35 millimeter film,…and a print made from medium format negative,…especially if you were blowing up really large.…
You preserved more tonality.…But I think in a lot of cases, what people are thinking of,…when they're thinking of a medium format look,…coming from days of old, was that medium format…had shallower depth of field.…Nowadays, shallow depth of field is not such a rare thing…because so many of us have access to much faster lenses…than were commonly available in years past,…
- SLR and mirrorless design
- Focal length and aspect ratio
- Exploring camera options
- Workflow and tethering
- Shooting with small, medium-format cameras
- Dynamic range and medium format
- Medium format and commercial, architectural, and landscape photography
- Determining if you need a medium-format camera
Skill Level Advanced
1. Medium-Format Basics
2. Medium-Format Cameras
3. Medium-Format Shooting and Noise
4. Medium-Format Applied Uses
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