We (metaphorically) sat down with Brandon Faith of Baggen Photos to ask him a few questions about what it's like to photograph motorsports events with his Crown Graphic large format camera.
Articles tagged "large-format"
Film Friday: Car maker Pagani teams up with camera company Gibellini for a $75,000 large format camera
Sep 9, 2022 at 15:34
Italian sports car company Pagani has worked with fellow Italian company Gibellini to make a special edition large format 8x10 analog camera.
May 20, 2022 at 14:00
Last week, we featured Markus Hofstätter's scanner rebuild, which saw him spend three months bringing back to life a massive scanner to better digitize his collection of large format photographs. This week, we're taking a look at the results, kicked off by a beautifully detailed 30cm x 40cm collodion wet plate portrait.
videoMay 5, 2022 at 18:58
Large format photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently did a workshop for photographer Corrine West. She wanted to learn how to build a wet plate camera and use it to capture double exposure wet plate portraits, like those made famous by American spirit photographer William H. Mumler in the 1800s.
Dec 14, 2021 at 18:52
Bring the Polaroid-style 20x24" giant instant color print back to life, Ethan Moses mixes a custom-built camera with a self-developing back to process color paper to a positive print as soon as it is shot.
Aug 9, 2021 at 17:18
Photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently published a video about shooting wet plate portraits with 'affordable' large format photo gear. If you've wanted to get into large format photography, including wet plate photography, it's well worth checking out.
Aug 6, 2021 at 14:00
Once you start shooting film, it won’t be long before you hear the siren song of medium and large format. Read our complete guide to find out if they're right for you, and to learn more about the gear and costs associated with each.
videoJun 18, 2021 at 23:47
Markus Hofstätter often uses analog photography techniques for portrait photography. The recent pandemic lockdown has allowed Hofstätter to explore the nearby nature and grow close with a local family of swans. He was able to turn his large format camera into a wildlife photography setup.
Sep 2, 2020 at 18:00
The LomoGraflok 4x5 Instant Back makes it so Braflok-equipped 4x5 cameras can capture proofs with Instax Wide instant film — a welcomed option considering peel-apart film was discontinued back in 2016.
videoJul 3, 2019 at 17:48
Have you ever wondered what it's like to shoot a 150 year old camera? Photographer and unusual camera enthusiast Mathieu Stern has done just that and has shared the experience in his latest YouTube video.
videoMar 31, 2019 at 22:21
A quick look into the purposefully slow work of analogue photographer Scott Folsom.
May 24, 2018 at 15:38
The new HP DesignJet Z6 and Z9+ supposedly offer "the fastest printing capabilities available on the market today," all while using fewer ink tanks, and featuring useful add-ons like a built-in vertical trimmer.
camera newsApr 17, 2018 at 19:07
The large-format digital LargeSense LS911 is the "world's first 8x10 digital single shot camera for sale." The camera features a 12-megapixel 9x11-inch monochrome CMOS sensor, which translates into massive 75 micron pixels.
Mar 16, 2018 at 16:18
In this video, large format photographer Ben Horne shows off the incredible resolving power of 8x10 slide film by pixel peeping a massive 709.6-megapixel drum scan of one of his landscape shots. And you thought 100MP medium format was big...
Mar 15, 2018 at 16:57
How do you shoot macro photography on an 18x24cm large format wet plate camera? You 'connect' two large format cameras together! That's how wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter did it, and you can read about the whole process in this article.
camera newsFeb 21, 2018 at 16:57
The new 5x4-inch field camera was designed by UK photographer and custom camera maker Steve Lloyd, and it promises to be lightweight, easy-to-use, unique, affordable and upgradable... as well as a bit funky.
Feb 16, 2018 at 01:40
After years of planning and dreaming, wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter finally accomplished one of his crazier goals: shooting wet plate collodion photography... handheld.
Feb 11, 2016 at 23:45
Cambo has devised a new Canon EF/EF-S lens plate for its Actus view camera system that allows users to control aperture settings on Canon EOS lenses. The Cambo Actus system is designed to deliver a view camera style of shooting to some mirrorless camera bodies, consisting of a lens plate and a body plate with bellows and a monorail in between. Read more
Ever wanted to shoot with the incredible image quality of large-format 4"x5" film? Well now you can without lugging around a massive view camera. Wanderlust’s Travelwide 4x5 camera is small enough to go wherever you go. At 6.3 x 3.9 x 5 inches and 9.7 ounces it’s relatively compact and definitely lightweight. Constructed of glass-filled ABS plastic, the point-and-shoot camera features a focusing screen, focusing marks on the barrel, and a trio of cold shoe accessory mounts. Learn more
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