Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

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Five Years with View Cameras

Yesterday, Facebook asked me to share an old memory from five years ago, which happens to me with my first view camera: The handsome Shenhao PTB617 It was quite a change from using rangefinders and SLRs. I am used to manual focus and not relying too much on automation, but still, there is no auto-exposure, no autofocus, no auto-anything  with a view camera. Not only do you need to use a dark cloth (which is sort of cool in its ways), the biggest block is to remember removing and inserting the dark slide from the back between exposures (a dark […]