Toyo-Field 45AII NEW! Read what others think about the Toyo 45CF. The Toyo-Field 45CF is an impressive mix of large format capabilities and affordability combined in an ultra- lightweight housing. As you would expect, the Toyo-Field 45CF incorporates the necessary camera movements that provide creative control and technical perfection, that only a large format camera can offer. Features: - Compact folding design - Lightweight Polycarbonate / carbon fiber construction - Stainless Steel, Aluminum die cast hardware - Vertical/Horizontal reversible back - Rack and pinion, front bed focus with locking lever - Drop bed capability - Calibrated front bed for use w/infinity stops - Front standard movements all have default markings or detents - 14" maximum bellows extension - Built-in accessory shoe - Includes both 1/4" and 3/8" tripod sockets - Lens board included - Accepts many Toyo 4x5 system accessories Focusing Screen - Toyo grid ground glass, with 6x7 and 6x9 format markings Specifications Accessories
Getting Things Done (GTD) for Scientists - MacResearch When I was in Australia on holiday last year, I started thinking about ways of getting the enormous influx of information and tasks in my life into some sort of structure. I had read on blogs from the US about the ‘Getting Things Done’ (GTD) approach of Dave Allen, but hadn’t come across it much in my daily life living in Europe. Even in Australia, which could almost be considered a state of America these days, I got blank looks when asking at Borders for the book on ‘Getting Things Done’. I did eventually find a copy, and started reading. Now, it’s important to realize that people outside the US are often skeptical of the latest new wave fad coming from that country, and I’m no different. But some of the bloggers discussing GTD seemed like pretty smart people, so I thought that it must be a little more than the usual Californian clap trap. That was around 6 months ago. To implement the GTD system, you’ll need some software.
chronology of medium format digital backs [Gary Ayton's photography wiki] photo:digitalbacks_history introduction Note that ONLY the H1D and H2D of the Hasselblad H series can be used with 3rd party backs as Hasselblad has now created a closed system with its later digital only models which can only used the Hasselblad back. the main manufacturers of current digital backs are:Phase One / Leaf (now uses Dalsa sensors) note: depending on the sensor size, they usually have a crop factor for 6×4.5 camera lenses which have a film area of 56mm x 41.5mm: 37x37mm sensor = 1.5x crop thus a 40mm wide angle becomes 60mm effective medium format lens 43x32mm sensor = 1.3x crop 48x36mm sensor = 1.17x crop (ie. twice the area of 35mm full frame) timeline Hasselblad CFV-50c:43.8 x 32.9mm 50mp CMOS sensor with Live View; 2x crop 32mm square option;ISO range of 100-6400$US15000 Phase One P65+:60mp 40.4 x 53.9mm 16bit sensor2.2“ 230K pixel LCD no live view, no touch screenMamiya DL28 digital medium format camera introduced with integrated 28mp Leaf Aptus-II 6 digital back
4four Graflex Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic, 1947 Graflex was a manufacturer that gave its brand name to several models of camera. The company was founded as the Folmer and Schwing Manufacturing Company in New York City in 1887 by William F. Folmer and William E. Schwing as a metal working factory, manufacturing gas light fixtures, chandeliers, bicycles and eventually, cameras. Graflex was known for the quintessential press camera, the Speed Graphic which was manufactured for over 60 years, and was used by most of the photojournalists in the first half of the 20th century. History William F. The Rochester Folmer plant also manufactured the Century Studio Camera, which was marketed under both the Kodak and Graflex nameplates. Graflex Reflex cameras 1914 ad for the Folmer and Schwing "Banquet Camera" The first of the Graflex-branded cameras, released in 1898, was the Graflex camera, also known as the Graflex Reflex, or Graflex single lens reflex (SLR). Graflex cameras Sources