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test snaps: agfa synchro box 600
because i am an unstoppable camera fiend, a few weeks ago i grabbed my first medium format camera - an agfa synchro box 600, from the late 1940s.
i’ve always wanted to try a box camera: in particular for the beautiful viewfinders on the top and side of the camera: for portrait and landscape shooting, respectively.
the viewfinders magnify the scene slightly, meaning you can shoot easily from the hip, as encouraged in the camera’s beautiful manual.
i’d never shot medium format before, so this was a true test roll. it was mostly shot at home or on the way to the camera store to get the film developed. i’m fairly sure this is the oldest (working) camera in my collection, so i’m so stoked with how these first shots came out.
all the following were shot on an agfa synchro box 600, on 120mm kodak ektar 100 film, and developed as always at toi turama.