Large format cameras are rare. I have never bumped into another view camera user when I am out with mine. While it is easy now… Read More »Buying a Used Large Format Camera – How to check a used large format camera.
Can you buy a usable, reliable camera for the price of three rolls of film? 90’s film SLR’s are an anomaly in the brave new… Read More »A Cheap Film Camera for Beginners? Canon EOS 50E Review
If you are looking to buy a first lens for your new 4×5 large format camera, you are probably going start with a standard lens.… Read More »The Standard Lens. A Beginner’s Guide to Large Format Lenses for 4×5 – Part 2
When you are work in a fairly obscure medium like large format photography, building a complete camera system takes time. Some might say it never… Read More »Large Format Photography. What’s in my camera bag
I love shooting film at weddings. Adding work from a vintage camera like a Rolleiflex or 4×5 camera makes the experience for the couple that… Read More »Shooting film at weddings. 6 Top Tips (if you are not a wedding photographer).
When Ella and I arranged this shoot, I had checked the weather and the forecast was for bright, overcast day. Perfect weather for photography. So… Read More »Portraits on the Beach with a Large Format Camera
I have used information on the Large Format Forum homepage to help me with this article. This article is intended as a practical ‘how to’… Read More »How to make a Simple F Stop Calculator for Large Format Photography.
You’ve bought a camera. Sourced a lens and film holders, got hold of the accessories you need and now you are ready to buy some… Read More »Choosing film for your large format camera.
I bought my Minolta Autocord on something of a whim. I had been searching for a ‘walkaround’ film camera for a while. Compact cameras were… Read More »Film Camera Review – Minolta Autocord TLR
I have been shooting large format portraits in my personal work for the last five years. This is partly for aesthetic reasons, and partly… Read More »Shooting Large Format Portraits On Location – A Hands-On Guide.
The need to load film in complete darkness is something that puts many photographers off large format photography. But it doesn’t have to be difficult… Read More »How to Load a Large Format Film Holder.