Medium format cameras come in a wide variety of styles. Most are satisfactory for many different jobs, but some are better suited for certain applications than others. Your selection of a camera, therefore, must be based first on the subject matter or the photographs you plan to take. Then you can make a final choice of camera by investigating and determining how important the following features are for your application:
• shape of the camera;
• size, weight, and portability;
• type of viewing;
• degree of electronics and automation;
• component interchangeability;
• special camera features;
• availability of lenses and accessories; and
• quality and workmanship.
The single lens reflex ...