Tag Archives: 9×12

Topic – A Falling Plate Camera

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Some background In the early days of camera the technology of the day ordered glass plates for carrying the film emulsion. Usually the camera was of the bellows type, and usually they required the use of an individual film plate holder … Continue reading

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Large Format Identified

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With the kind help and cooperation of two camera historians, Per-Anders Westman and Klaus-Eckard Riess, some light has finally been shed on the origins of my large format camera! During the last year I have put several questions in internet fora but … Continue reading

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Random Gallery – More Vintage Glass Plates From The 1920’s

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Here are some more glass plates from the early 1900’s. In this case I know who the photographer is – it is my grandad, Filip! He was born in 1899 and became interested in photography and chemistry in what must … Continue reading

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At Last – Large Format 4″x5″ (5″x7″)

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Ok, I admit it. It must have been leading to this from the start. Large negatives have a certain je-ne-sais-quoi for me. They attract. After looking at photos from Shorpy (www.shorpy.com – DO take an evening there! Absolutely fantastic shots, … Continue reading

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