This reissued third edition of A User's Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras, and how to take care of large-format cameras - all through straightforward and practical instruction and abundant visual examples.
- Practical approaches to mastering lenses, shutters, accessories, and the ever-important maintenance of your view camera
- Tips for both simple operation and advanced control of the camera, including film holders, bellows, and tripods, and film handling and development
- A section on digital equipment, offering updates on the nearly 200-year-long history of the view camera