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aparat wielkoformatowy

English translation: large format camera

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Polish term or phrase:aparat wielkoformatowy
English translation:large format camera
Entered by: Jacek Krankowski
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08:51 Jun 2, 2001
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Polish term or phrase: aparat wielkoformatowy
wykonane starym aparatem wielkoformatowym pochodzacym z konca XIX wieku
Tomasz
large format camera
Explanation:
made with an old large format camera dating back from the late 19th century

Which 4x5 inch large format camera is best for professional studio use with a digital scanning back? For landscape or architectural photography which 4x5 inch large format camera is best for digital photography with a scan back? Comparisons of Sinar X, Linhof Technikardan, and Wisner 4x5 large format cameras in digital photography.

As our experience in large format digital photography increases we are always looking for ways to improve our equipment. At last we have access to a 4x5 camera from Sinar and can now review our initial impression of the Rolls Royce of professional studio cameras.

Since most of our photography is in distant locations we previously used a Linhof Technikardan and Wisner. Both of these 4x5 cameras fold up nicely. For architectural photography both are good since they can be transported easily. The Linhof has survived years of tough use all over Latin America. The Wisner has held up equally flawlessly in photography throughout Guatemala.

But for studio photography with a heavy scanning back the Linhof was too weak to handle the weight. Perhaps the newer model of the Linhof might have been better as even Linhof recognized the deficiences of the moderate imprecision of the earlier model when they came out with a sturdier version. But we have only Linhof that was available in 1995.

All the wooden cameras are made with movements based on cameras of the 19th century. These are perfectly okay for architecture, landscape, and even portraiture. But the sliding movements with turning lockings suffer the following problems:

1) either no zero detent or a sloppily defined zero point There is no dial, no register, not much to tell you when you are at the zero point for that movement.

and so on
Selected response from:

Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 14:47
Grading comment
JK
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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na +2large format camera
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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25 mins peer agreement (net): +2
large format camera


Explanation:
made with an old large format camera dating back from the late 19th century

Which 4x5 inch large format camera is best for professional studio use with a digital scanning back? For landscape or architectural photography which 4x5 inch large format camera is best for digital photography with a scan back? Comparisons of Sinar X, Linhof Technikardan, and Wisner 4x5 large format cameras in digital photography.

As our experience in large format digital photography increases we are always looking for ways to improve our equipment. At last we have access to a 4x5 camera from Sinar and can now review our initial impression of the Rolls Royce of professional studio cameras.

Since most of our photography is in distant locations we previously used a Linhof Technikardan and Wisner. Both of these 4x5 cameras fold up nicely. For architectural photography both are good since they can be transported easily. The Linhof has survived years of tough use all over Latin America. The Wisner has held up equally flawlessly in photography throughout Guatemala.

But for studio photography with a heavy scanning back the Linhof was too weak to handle the weight. Perhaps the newer model of the Linhof might have been better as even Linhof recognized the deficiences of the moderate imprecision of the earlier model when they came out with a sturdier version. But we have only Linhof that was available in 1995.

All the wooden cameras are made with movements based on cameras of the 19th century. These are perfectly okay for architecture, landscape, and even portraiture. But the sliding movements with turning lockings suffer the following problems:

1) either no zero detent or a sloppily defined zero point There is no dial, no register, not much to tell you when you are at the zero point for that movement.

and so on


    www.cameras-scanners-flaar.org/Sinar_4x5_large_format_cameras/ Sinar4x5_largeformatcamera.html -
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 14:47
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 24
Grading comment
JK

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Robert Pranagal
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agree  Jacek Krankowski
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