What is a medium format camera?

Answer A medium format camera is a film or digital camera that produces an image size between the 35mm and the 4-by-5-inch film sizes. Because more information is gathered on the larger film size, the qua... Read More »

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What is Digital medium format camera?

Medium format cameras are generally used by professional photographers, and take film in the 2-1/4 x 3-1/4 inch or 6mm X 7mm formats. A medium format digital camera would have a digital sensor of a... Read More »

What year was the medium format camera created?

The medium format camera has its origins in the late 19th century, though it is difficult to pinpoint exactly who invented it. George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak company, invented a box c... Read More »

Medium format film help?

Try a local camera store. I used to work at one, and we sold medium format film and sent it out for processing. That was a few years ago, though, so I'm not sure if they still do it. Still, it w... Read More »

Can you see the difference between 35 mm and medium format cameras?

A negative from a 35 mm camera contains 75 percent less detail than a negative from a 4-by-6 medium format camera. This is quite obvious when a 16-by-20-inch print is made. However, when a high-qua... Read More »