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Igor Zaleski


Free Member, Warsaw
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About me

Well, I usually make photos of landscapes, especially in mountain areas, because I love them. Sometimes I try to perform some macro photography, with Mamiya bellows it's a great adventure to compose and properly expose the film. Last time I purchased a camera from the new digital world - Nikon D200 with 10 megapixel sensor inside. With digital files (from scanner or D200) I do not make any corrections with Photoshop or any other image software. I'm not a graphic designer - I'm a photographer and in my opinion the process of creating an image on the frame of a film is finished when the shutter is triggered.

My equipment:
Camera body:
Mamiya 645 Pro TL with AE Prism; Nikon D200; Nikon F65
Lens:
Mamiya-Secor 35mm/f3.5
Mamiya-Secor 45mm/f2.8
Mamiya-Secor 55mm/f2.8
Mamiya-Secor 80mm/f2.8 (standard lens for medium format)
Mamiya Macro 120mm/f4 (1:1)
Mamiya APO 200mm/f2.8 (APO means APOchromatic)
Mamiya Teleconverter 2x (for APO lens, so I can combine 200x2 and work with 400mm/f5.6)
Nikon 24-120/3.5-5.6 IF/ED/VR
Filters:
Cokin P series: grad grey ND2, ND4, ND8, 81A, 81B
Kasemann PL filters
B&W UV filters on every lens to protect the front from accidental damage
Tripod:
Manfrotto 190PROB with 029 Head
Special devices:
Mamiya bellows for macro and close-up photography. It allows you to make enlargements up to 2.3x with standard 80mm lenses.
Three types of focusing screens:
- Type A Matte (provides clear view)
- Type A4 Checker (with perpendicular lines),
- Type E Rangefinder (standard, well know focusing screen with central rangefinder spot surrounded by microprism).

Comments 7

  • Susie Q 09/26/2006 0:58

    Thanks so much for taking the time to view and comment on my post; it's much appreciated.
    Susie :o)
  • Vanessa Torres 09/09/2005 10:48

    Thank you for the comment and thanks for give me the opportunity to know your good work.. :)
  • Sandra Iris 09/05/2005 22:13

    Czesc Igor,
    Dzieki za komentarz do mojej fotki i za rade, napewno wykorzystam w przyszlosci, bo o fotografii to ja wiem tyle co z wlasnych doswiadczen i praktyk. Pozdrawiam serdecznie!
    Sandra
    Ps. Podobaja mi sie Twoje zdjecia krokusow.
  • Danny W. Wilson 09/02/2005 14:59

    Thankyou for your kind comments concerning my work, and I love your landscapes. :)
    Windmill
    Windmill
    Danny W. Wilson


  • Igor Zaleski 08/31/2005 15:20

    Hello everyone,
    Hi Jaime, Hi Peter, thanks for your welcome. It's just two days and I'm totally suprised. I used to send my photos on another photo-web-sites, but it was rather sad experience. One day I found this international wee and decided to try one more. And it was right idea! I hope I will find some interesting people here and will learn more about making good and better-than-now photos.
    Thanks again

    Igor :-)
  • Jaime Crystal Attenborough 08/31/2005 14:16

    Hi Igor, welcome to this wonderful website .
    Hope to see more of your work.
    You will get alot out of FC.
    and also see some of the most amazing photos from around the world.
    so have FUN !

    jaime :)
  • Peter Mertz 08/30/2005 15:22

    Hi Igor,
    Welcome the the fotocommunity.com
    The spirit of Fotocommunity is to share knowledge, inspiration and thoughts as a team. Everyone can participate and everyone will share his experiences.
    So I hope you will enjoy it and if you have further
    questions don't hesitate to contact anybody from the support team.
    cheers
    Peter

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