Cameras and Stuff

Cameras Current
When possible and appropriate I use a home built 4×5 sheet film view camera.

Otherwise, I use mostly 120 roll film in a TLR or 35mm – both rangefinder and SLR. The choice of what to carry usually depends on what or where I’m shooting. For certain subjects I’ll use a particular lens, or I might want to carry a very quiet camera rather than a motor-drive. Sometimes the choice is quite arbitrary.

Using TLR and viewfinder cameras together offers two different ways of shooting on account of the very different angle of view.

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Cameras Past
Over the years, I have used other formats and cameras from different periods, but I have a soft spot for TLRs and folders.

The Triple Victo was a whole plate camera (6.5″x8.5″) from around 1910. It needed fully rebuilding and new bellows (details: Restoration). I also made a 5×7 reducing back.

The Neretta is a fixed lens camera that I designed in 2003. It’s a point-and-shoot with a 90mm wide angle lens, taking 4×5 sheet film. I sometimes use it with a 6-shot Grafmatic film holder, and sometimes a pinhole in place of the lens.

I also designed and built the following medium and large format cameras (details: Large Format).

I make bellows for the Agfa Isolette and Speedex 6×6 cameras, and also for large format wooden cameras. These are available in Bright Red, Brick Red, Burgundy Red, Royal Blue, Dark Green, Bronze, and Black.

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2 Responses to “Cameras and Stuff”

  1. Mike Connealy Says:

    Nice site. I hadn’t seen the wordpress stuff before. I like the uncluttered look which shows off your work well.

  2. sandeha Says:

    Cheers, Mike. I really wanted to get away from text for a while and just see which images could stand together.

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