For those shooting 4x10, which lens do you tend to use the most

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Rob Skeoch, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Rob Skeoch

    Rob Skeoch Advertiser Advertiser

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    So I've sold off my 8x10 and a new ShenHao 4x10 has arrived. I was planning to shoot with my 8x10 lenses, but the image looks more like two 4x5 images side by side than a cropped 8x10 image.

    Which lenses have you been using with your 4x10?

    -Rob Skeoch
     
  2. wildbill

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    all of them but mostly 305 g claron, 450mm, 210mm, and I have a 165mm super anglulon but I've yet to use it with this format. Rob, there's a fair amount of 4x10 on my site and on my flickr page (search vinnywalsh.com on flickr). I love the format.
     
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    My most used 4x10 lenses are 165 (Angulon) and 240. My whole kit in addition to these two is 110, 350, and occasionally 450.
     
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    I like the schn. 90/8 SA and schn. 210/5.6 Symmar-S, the schn 150/265 convertible, and the nikkor 300/9 M. Several of those are really not up to provide the full circle, but it usually doesn't bother me. If I go nutty enough on the movements to warrant it, I put on the nikkor 150 SW (although that is really overkill and it usually stays affixed to my 11x14). The longest lens I've used on it so far was my apo nikkor 360.

    I have the Shen 4x10 too, in fact I got it from the Keith above, if I remember correctly! Shen made me a 5x8 back for it for something like $250 and I got the film holders from chamonix. Shen makes 5x7 and 5x8 backs for that camera. They'd probably make you any back for it if you asked nicely.