This is not the first roll of film I ever shot. My first roll was shot in the 80s. But this was the first time I knew what I was doing while shooting it. After weeks of hesitation, I had decided to buy a RB67 as my first medium format camera. But then I saw my Yashica in a display case in “Lost & Found” (a vintage shop in Fitzroy). I tried the waist level viewfinder, gave myself 24h of cooling period, and returned to get it the next day. This camera, the Yashica 635, is a medium format TLR (twin lenses reflex) with a twist: it features a 35mm adapter. So I bought the first roll of 35mm film I found at the local pharmacy, put it in and started shooting.
July 2012 / Kodak 400GC / Yashica 635