Speed Graphic Large Format Camera


Graflex

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7 Reviews  

Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5

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Steven M. Gustafson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/5/2005
4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM
Rating: 4 out of 5
This is actually a medium format camera. It brings me out of the the stress of the office and makes me slow down and enjoy photography.
10/6/2005 4:31:00 AM
 
Julia A. Warthin 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM 3.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
This is an easier to use large format camera. Last made in 1970 not many people know about repair and maintenance. The images are really nice if you are willing to take time to set up the camera.
9/28/2005 1:34:32 PM
 
DAVID S. SCHWORM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
will make you work hard for that perfect shot thats why I like it.
3/20/2005 7:28:52 AM
 
Robert J. Benson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/23/2003
5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM
Rating: 5 out of 5
Nothing beats a 4X5 for clear crisp pictures.
3/4/2005 11:12:02 AM
 
Lee Norville 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM 4 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM
Rating: 4 out of 5
a great old workhorse. Even using polaroid fiom, the quality is really great. I have taken quite a few great pictures with this camera, and plan on using it more and more!!!
10/14/2004 5:35:57 PM
 
Paul E. Lyons 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM 4.5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Great 4x5 field camera. If you can find a good deal on one of these on E-Bay or at a camera swap, get it. If you want a large format camera for a low price, this is the way to go. The front movements are large enough to be useful, and the bellows extension is enough to focus down to a few inches with a 135mm lens. Prices with lens range from $100 to $300. Make sure you get one made after about 1960 for the best quality.
4/6/2004 7:16:33 PM
 
Carl Schulz 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM 5 out of 5 BetterPhoto Cameras 3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM
Rating: 5 out of 5
Any of the Graflex view cameras are good. They can be a bit pricy but well worth it. There are many lens choices as well as several options. The Polaroid 545 film back is a must. The use of Polaroid instant film lets you get your settings right before burning the sheet film.
3/22/2004 5:55:09 PM
 

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