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Kemalettin
5 months ago
Kemalettin 5 months ago

Do we know what type of cameras lenses and film stock is used for the photos in this book? 

I remember sir Roger Deakins was using Leica M6 and Ilford stock but can't remember which Ilford.

Also, what is he shooting nowadays HP5 or Delta?

Mike
5 months ago
Mike 5 months ago

As far as I know, Roger used a Pentax S1 SLR with a 50mm Takumar lens for the early B/W photos but does admit he did use a Nikon before that but is unsure which camera he actually used. I understand, that he used Kodak Tri X film stock for the B/W photos.

His main still camera is still the Leica M9 which he also uses when he is on set.

 

Kemalettin
5 months ago
Kemalettin 5 months ago

You are wrong he said ;

I later bought a Nikon F3 and finally a Leica M6, which is my favorite.

 

then he also said ;

I shoot with a Leica M8 these days. I do also own a Leica Q, which I use on days when I am scouting for a film and moving around a lot.

 
Mike
5 months ago

Obviously, you are better informed than I. All your answers are stored in the forums archives.

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