Thinking about purchasing a 4x5 camera

5 years 1 month ago #490679 by bojojo
During college, I used to shoot quite a bit with the medium and large format cameras available for use. Recently, I gained access to a friend's darkroom and I'm considering going back to shooting some of the film that's been sitting in my freezer for several years. Does anyone have any suggestions on camera models that I should take a look at? In addition, does anyone know of a place (online or otherwise) where I might be able to find a used 4x5 looking for a new home?

Thanks!


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5 years 1 month ago #490694 by Chris Yates
I own a Toyo Field Camera. I don't use it all that often because of the price of buying and developing film, but it's a great camera that does its job. I reccomend it, and it seems from a quick search that they're not all that hard to find for sale.


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5 years 1 month ago #490741 by KCook
The only 4x5 that I used was the Calumet.  There is good reason their price was so cheap.

Kelly

Canon 50D, Olympus PL2
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5 years 1 month ago #490822 by Tyler Otis
Forgive me for being a bit of a newbie and getting slightly off topic, but what exactly is a 4x5 camera?


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5 years 1 month ago #490831 by effron

Why so serious?
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5 years 1 month ago #490866 by Shadowfixer1
The camera uses film that is a single sheet 4"x5" put into a film holder.

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