Photo equipment reviews

Notes on the photographic equipment I use, and samples that illustrate the ability of the lenses.

Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience

Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience

12/30/2011 adrian
This is a commentary and review on the range of Bronica GS-1 equipment I have used for 24 years, and my experience of it. There are links to sample pictures.
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12/30/2011Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience
Bronica PG 2x teleconverter for GS-1 – sample pictures

Bronica PG 2x teleconverter for GS-1 – s…

12/30/2011 adrian
These pictures were all taken with a Bronica Zenzanon lenses and the Bronica 2x extender. Optically good but introduces camera shake.
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12/30/2011Bronica PG 2x teleconverter for GS-1 – s…
Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures

Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pi…

12/30/2011 adrian
The 150mm f4 has excellent glass even into the corners, suitable for landscape, portrait and macro (with close-up lenses or an extension tube). It has half-stop increments down to f22, and uses a 72 mm filter. The pictures below were all taken with a Bronica PG 150 mm f4 lens on my GS-1. (For more about other Bronica equipment, see equipment rev…
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12/30/2011Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pi…
Bronica PG-65mm lens for GS-1 - sample pictures

Bronica PG-65mm lens for GS-1 – sample p…

12/30/2011 adrian
These pictures were all taken with my Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 65 mm f4 lens.
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12/30/2011Bronica PG-65mm lens for GS-1 – sample p…
Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample pictures

Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample…

12/30/2011 adrian
These pictures were all taken with a Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 100 mm f3.5 lens. The 100 mm lens f3.5 has half-stop increments down to f22, and uses a 72 mm filter. It focuses to 0.75 metres.
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12/30/2011Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample…
Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras

Comparison of 6×7 medium-format cameras

12/30/2011 adrian
In 1988 I chose a Bronica GS-1 as my main camera. I went exclusively for 6x7 format, to give the highest quality that could be conveniently used. The choices at the time were between Mamiya, Bronica,…
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12/30/2011Comparison of 6×7 medium-format cameras
Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use

Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use

12/30/2011 adrian
I bought my Bronica GS-1 in 1988 and I love it now as much I did then. It has been a faithful friend on photo expeditions across Europe and America, capturing everything I could see and more. It has m…
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12/30/2011Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use