For many people who are into film, medium format is seen as being a natural next step moving on from 35mm. The issue is, of course, that medium format cameras have become very expensive in the last couple years.
In this video, Kyle McDougall reviews the Kiev 6c 6x6, a camera that can reliably be purchased for around $150 or less. This is the second affordable medium format McDougall has reviewed, the first of which was the Lubitel 166B, which can be found here. All in all, the Kiev seems like a much more dependable option for a camera, and if a good copy is found, it will make a fantastic option for someone looking to get into medium format.
Personally, I find the Kiev 6c to be an interesting option for a camera. I've always been really intrigued by the 6x6 format. It is certainly the most unique and specific to film. When I think of getting a 6x6 camera, I cannot help but think about TLR cameras (specifically, the Mamiya C330). Seeing a competent SLR 6x6 camera, my eyes have been opened, and I hope to one day give this camera a go.
Do you have any experience with the Kiev 6c? What were your thoughts? Does it hold its own compared to other medium format cameras that you've used?