Category Archives: Large Format Camera

Salt – Lake Eyre by Murray Fredericks

On the return flight from Sydney to Los Angeles, I watched a lot of television and film: “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding,” “Invictus,” “Wog Boy 2: Kings of Mykonos,” etc. Two documentaries really stuck in my mind, though. I have … Continue reading

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Camera Club Rendez-vous

I went to my first camera club meeting in a few years tonight. It was a holiday party, and I enjoyed seeing a bunch of people again. I still have mixed feelings, but I’m thinking about going back a few … Continue reading

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My Spring of 100 Mistakes – Part 4

Downtown Casper, Wyoming I picked up twenty sheets of developed 4×5″ film from the lab today. Although I made hundreds of photographs with my digital camera, these were certainly the most enjoyable to produce and also the ones that filled … Continue reading

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My Spring of 100 Mistakes – Part 3

Spring is officially over, but I’m continuing to make mistakes with my large format camera. Not a lot of mistakes. Not major mistakes, just little mistakes. But I’m really glad that I’ve been learning close to home so that I … Continue reading

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My Spring of 100 Mistakes – Part 2

It’s still spring — even though it was 96ºF outside today and 92º in the house — and I’m still making mistakes. If you missed it, you can still read about the first batch of mistakes I made with my … Continue reading

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My Spring of 100 Mistakes

A while back, I bought myself a new camera. Then about a month later, I figured out how to attach the lens to the lensboard. So, for a while I had a camera without a lens. Things were improving after … Continue reading

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Attaching a lensboard to a large format lens

I have to confess that I’m a little intimidated by my new camera. My first question, “How do I attach the lens to the camera?” So I went to the two books I have: Jack Dykinga’s Large Format Nature Photography … Continue reading

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Clickin’ it old school

After about a year of thinking it over, I finally bought myself a Toyo View 45CF large format field camera. I’m now officially retro . . . old school. More details to follow.

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