After two years of design and testing, Mercury’s system lens adaptation kits have now been finalized. This marks a major milestone for the Mercury project, which aims to be a truly universal camera system. Mercury can now accept the following medium format system lenses: Mamiya 645 Pentax 645 Hasselblad V Pentacon 6 Pentax 67 Each […]
Here’s something we’ve been working on since the beginning, now updated, improved, and ready to be released into the wild: Mercury viewfinders. The Mercury viewfinder contains no optics—it is a simple framing device. However, it is typically faster and easier to use than a sportfinder, as two different squares do not need to be aligned: […]
We’ve added a general guide to Graflok 45 backs to the “Backs” section of this site. While not as comprehensive as our Graflok 23 back guide, it does cover most of the major product categories you will encounter when shooting this format, along with many individual models of particular interest. View it here!
We’ve been working on this for a long time, and are very excited to now announce the availability of interchangeable medium format digital backs for the Graflok 23 system! It is now possible to shoot medium format film and digital fully interchangeably on your Mercury. This has been the holy grail for Mercury. We […]
We celebrated the Fourth of July with camera independence, in the form of the Mercury, generously funded by our wonderful backers on Kickstarter. The Mercury, in its fullest sense as a community and publicly available camera system will now become a reality! A huge thank you to everyone who backed the project, discussed it, posted […]
Our Kickstarter video dramatized the concept and uses of the Mercury, and showed it being used in several different configurations, but many folks have asked for an additional video that would show the individual components of the system in more detail, and demonstrate how they fit together. I’ve now put together a quick and dirty […]