Great All-Around Photo Web Sites
Large Format and Related
- Federico Scoppa of Napoli, Italy, has found the Graphic to give him a new view on the world.
- Jake Richardson takes nature photos and landscapes with his 1959 Crown Graphic.
- Mark Citret
- Mark Citret takes luminous photos of everyday surroundings,
with the practiced eye of an architectural photographer set free of
traditional constraints of beauty and conformity. He can use 4x5
view camera with the spontaneity of a 35-mm rangefinder, and the
small-format camera with Zen-like deliberation.
- Jack Heyn
Ex-3RD Bomb Group Member, based at Charters Towers, shows how WWII Graflex photos.
- Later that Same Day by
- "People are awfully curious about cameras, lenses, and the
gobbledegook that goes along with photography. If it matters, I
used a Crown
Graphic 4x5 camera with a 135mm Optar lens or a Calumet with
either a 150mm Schneider convertible or a 75mm Super Angulon for
all of these photographs. " (From About
- 4x5 environmental portraits. Current Project: Photographing the
Hollywood Subway Construction
- Joseph O'Neill
Large Format (about half the photos taken with 4x5 Crown
- Walt Johnson's
- A couple of weeks in Kenya and Tanzania
devoted to other interesting kinds of cameras
- Alfred Klomp categorizes and editorializes on a variety of strange and wonderful cameras. While you're there, check out his Soviet RPN Calculator page.
- Pinhole Photography
Like large-format work, pinhole photography is hands-on, and has an elegance in its simplicity and its results. This page provides a set of starting points for students (of all ages) of its art and science.
- Western Photographic Historical Society
publishers of Photographic Digest, information on all aspects of photographica.
- Polaroid Roll Film Cameras
Try the rollovers to 'equip' the cameras...
- Alpa of Switzerland
- The Sub Club -
Jonathan C. Winters' place for toy camera users to meet
and share ideas.
Photography with the Lomo, a toy camera like the
A collection of colored and deco model Kodak
Mangum's Kodak Collector's Page
Includes many photos and a
Graflex section (though not all of the cameras in the Graflex
section were made when Kodak owned Graflex).
- Charlie Kamerman's Kodak Collector
Charlie has 10,000 items to catalog...new ones added regularly.
Brownie Camera Page
Dedicated to Brownie Photographers everywhere: past, present, and
- The Pentax
Collectors Home Page
Fred Sherfy's site devoted
to the collecting of camera equipment and ephemera made by Asahi
Optical Company (AOC) and Pentax Corporation.
- 35mm, 4x5, and 8x10
- Clayton provides information on collectible cameras,
Retina, Zeiss Ikon 35 mm
rollfilm, the Minolta
Autocord and information about the Zeiss
Historical Society, and more.
- Torbjorn Aase's Rolleiflex Web
- Cirkut Panorama
- Zeiss Ikon
Photojournalism in the Graflex
- Pictures of
One of the world's oldest photojournalism competitions,
started in 1943. In 1948, of the ``100 Best Prints,'' 81 were taken
with Speed Graphics, and 6 with with other Graflex cameras. Of the
top award pictures, all but one was taken with a 4x5 Speed Graphic
(the lone holdout was a Leica -- a portender of things to
1956 Graflex Fellowship Winner was at the New York Daily News;
here is is using his Speed Graphic.
Press Photography A traveling exhibit of 59 photographs taken
in 1959 and published by the Winnipeg Free Press (Winnipeg,
Manitoba, Canada). Great picture of a Speed Graphic on the opening
page, (they need a flash bulb, though!) and
another in the Next Mayor of
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