Subject: Re: Now all I need is a 4x5 digital back.
On Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:12:18 -0500, Ken Hart<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On 02/23/2018 07:12 PM, RichA wrote:
>> On Friday, 23 February 2018 16:04:47 UTC-5, Eric Stevens wrote:
>>> Chroma camera
>>> Apologies for no TinyURL. That's a decision made by Firefox.
>>> Eric Stevens
>> The weight is good, but with the planet awash in used 4x5 gear, buying a new one really isn't
needed, unless you just happen to need that particular one. What I never figured out is why didn't
they ever invent a spring-back loaded multiple-shot 4x5 with a drop-box for finished shots just
below the back? Would save a lot of tedium. But maybe someone did develop something like that way
back when and I just didn't see it?
>It's been many, many years ago, but I recall using a six exposure 4x5
>holder. You loaded six sheets of 4x5 film into six thin metal holders,
>then loaded them into the pack. After shooting one exposure, you did a
>push-pull routine that pushed the exposure holder onto the back of the
>stack, and put a fresh holder in front.
I had one of those on my last Graflex. I eventually gave it up when I
became unable to stop light leaks in the leather bag on the side.
Now I'm interested (seriously?) in digital backs.