18x24 wide lens (cheap)

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  1. xya

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    after years of mf and 4x5 with an old linhof technikardan I did the first jump: I bought an old russian 18x24 wooden camera and an industar 300mm lens (no shutter). I want to use it with harman direct paper for outdoor stills on wasteland and decaying buildings. I did this in 4x5 but the images are too small. I don't have a real budget, it's just testing if it works and get some better material later.

    but I would love to have a wide angle lens. a shutter wouldn't be necessary but would be a nice option for later use with film. it should cover 300mm at least, a bit more for some movements would be nice. it could be an old lens and I'm able to do some diy. what are your ideas for a cheap lens? thanks in advance for your input.
     
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