Before plastic was as pervasive in photography as it is today there was metal, glass and rubber.
This is a Bronica Zenzanon MC 150mm f4 lens from the much loved, but now discontinued Bronica 6×4.5cm medium format system.
These lenses were truely made for the long haul – with the same smooth feel and positive engagement as the day it rolled off the production line.
As with most tools, as you become increasingly accustomed to it, you can think less about the equipment and more about the results. And like all creative pursuits, there’s a little bit of the artist instilled in each one – in this case a finger print.
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