A&P 4x5 > YOU

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  1. Tedrzz

    Tedrzz New Member

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    Finally got a chance to work with a 4x5 view camera recently, and i'll be using it all year. This thing really takes better pictures than anything I've ever ever used. If you ever get a chance to use one, take it. It will really open your eyes to how brand spanking new DSLR's really don't take that great of pictures in comparison. Has anyone used one? I know corey has, but besides that...anyone?

    P.S. I get to use Imacon Flextight Scanners to scan these bad boys in, talk about amazing fucking scanners. http://www.shop.com/Hasselblad_Imac...nning-62839116-78400785-p!.shtml?sourceid=298
     
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    too expensive. ive got my eyes on a Maymia 7. the KIT lens is superb

    heres a pic from one (velvia 50)
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    and a 1200 dpi crop
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    Tedrzz New Member

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    medium format is for amateurs...psshhh:wiggle:

    just kidding. great image you've got there.:bowdown:
     
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    also a little more impressive scan SCANNER EPSON V750)-why would anyone need more resolution
    same slide film

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    100% crop
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    you've got the same theme going on..tree leaves infront of your lens!!
     
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    point is that i cant see why i would need a bigger negitive though, when the lens is this good. its potential for enlargement is already beyond my needs.
     
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    bloke - do you even own a dslr? I am willing to bet you have forgotten more about film than I have ever learned
     
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    NO. im seeing the life cycle of them as too short. i keep holding out and they keep geting better.
    i might get a point and shoot though. im eyeing the DMC-LX3
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    I got sniped on a toyo 4x5 last week :wtc: I want a LF camera hardcore.
     
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    budget?
     
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    Tedrzz New Member

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    sure the negative is plenty big, but the thing that a 7 can't do that a 4x5 can is control the image plane...you know...essentially move the film in any direction the user wants, creating different depth of field and correct for distortion in buildings and such.
     
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    theres a LOT more to a 4x5 than just the negative size ;)
     
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    so you can have all the fun with a 120 back on one? :bowdown:
     
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    pelf, pelf, baby too cool
     
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    i love my cambo :) just need to get negatives scanned which is a bitch...
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    :dunno: cheaper the better.... it's not really in my budget right now, but it was cheap enough I had a hard time passing it up.
     

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