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Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack)

B&H # TOFH45 Mfr # 180-903
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You Pay: $106.95

The terrific cut film holders from Toyo-View are the embodiment of artisanship in the industry, yielding ultimate film flatness and silky smooth darkslide operation.  This is genuine craftsmanship in a tool-something that you don't typically see in today's cost-conscious climate.  You'll appreciate their exceptional pedigree the more that you use them.

Eliminate Insertion Trouble
- Wide angle drawing plate
- Finely finished periphery
- Smooth rounded corners
Inner frame wall angled and matte finished to avoid reflection
Non-fraying cloth at dark slide's mouth protects against light leaks
Dimensions 7.6 x 4.7 x 0.5" (194 x 120 x 13mm) LxWxD
Weight 0.37 lb (0.17 kg)
Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack)
  • 4 x Dark Slide for 4x5 Film Holder
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    Toyo-View4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack)
     
    4.8

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (11)
    • Easy to use (11)
    • Lightweight (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use (4)
      • Travel (4)
      • Wildlife (3)
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      5.0

      A little sticky at first, then fine.

      By Overwhelmed student

      from USA

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Studio photography

        Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

        After a few sheets of film, these seen quite smooth. An experienced classmate did misload one sheet incorrectly into one and the slide couldn't be replaced after the exposure had been made. I don't really know what happened there, but be careful until you get used to them. But, really, this is a good quality product.

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        5.0

        i would buy this again

        By james

        from korea

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Use
          • Macro Photography
          • Traveling
          • Wildlife

          Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

          For work this is unbeatable. Very reliable.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Everyone in my photo class bought these

          By morganj

          from new brunswick, nj

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

              No one has a problem with these that I know of, you have to be pretty precise when sliding the cover back in but if it wasn't a tight fit it would defeat it's purpose. Security hooks the hold the slides down don't move unless you want them to. Good product.

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              5.0

              Great film holders

              By liquid695

              from Viña del Mar, Chile

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Use
                • Wildlife

                Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                Easy to load film,

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                • No

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Value!

                By Rob

                from Charleston, SC

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                    Very sturdy, solid, dependable film holder. Smooth dark slide. Better performance than I've gotten at holders nearly twice the price.

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                    5.0

                    Quality Units !

                    By Trail Images

                    from Corona, CA.

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Improves Function
                    • Lightweight
                    • Quality in overall design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Use
                      • Landscape shooters A-plus
                      • Macro Photography
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                      I've had a variety of 4x5 film holders over the years, however, these Toyo holders work the best IMO. A few points to be made about the holders over others would include; slightly larger darkslide locking wires, as well as they are extended slightly up & longer for ease of use. Additionally, the holders and darkslides are well mated, free in overall sliding movement.

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                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great quality

                      By KV

                      from London

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                          The best you can get.

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                          • No

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Well Built

                          By softhandsdave

                          from Phoenix, AZ

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday Use
                            • Traveling
                            • Wildlife

                            Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                            These are very well built and sturdy. The seem to be better than the Fidelity that I have and some other brand I have owned before. The Fidelity uses a fibrous tape at the bottom which you fold away when loading film which is not very well built and since it is a tape it catches hair, dirt, etc.. Also, Fidelity has come apart before on me. The Toyo film holder does not have poorly designed parts and is extremely solid. My only complaint would be the dark slide seem a thinner plastic than most (I am not quiet sure what it is made of). It feels a little too thin and I am being very carful with it, because I am afraid it will bend or break. Not too big of a deal, because the rest is built so well I over look it.

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                            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            easy to use once you figure it out

                            By 8Ylxu

                            from SE Asia

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable - don't know yet
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                            I'm new to large format and had absolutely no clue how to go about loading the sheet film into the Toyo-View sheet film holder... all I knew was that it had to be done in the dark :) Since there aren't any instructions included (I suppose Toyo thinks it's obvious, though not as obvious if you're new to this) I looked on the internet for advice and finally figured it out.

                            It's actually very easy to use once you get the knack of it. I prefer to orient the sheet film holder so the dark slide pulls out towards me. While still in the light, I pull out both dark slides only a fraction (just less than a third), so they align to the point where the film sliding area starts flaring out, to get slightly wider (or where the rails start.) This way the film slots in easily when you open the flap at the bottom, by holding it in place with your thumb. Make sure the emulsion side of the film faces the lens, by feeling how the notches are located on the film. The notch information is usually on the box of sheet film, and if not the emulsion side is the one that sticks to your lips when they are slightly wet :)

                            For good, detailed instructions on how to load film check out Paul Butzi's blog.

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                            4.0

                            Well made

                            By Anon.

                            from Mpls, MN

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                                Even though these holders are all or mostly plastic, including the dark slide, they still seem really well made. They'll likely be more durable than some of the other brands. Of course, they're more expensive, too. I'd give them more stars if they provided such high quality at the same price as the competing brands.

                                Other than that, they have all the features you'd want: a place to make a note on each side of the holder, raised patterns on the tab of the dark slide so that you can tell which side is which in the dark, etc, etc.

                                They're no more or less easy to load with film than the two or three other brands I use...

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                                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Great choice

                                By Bird

                                from Charleston, SC

                                About Me Getting Started

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Toyo-View 4x5 Sheet Film Holders (2 Pack):

                                    These film holders are great, especially for the price.

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