Lens for 40x40"

Discussion in 'Ultra Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by illumiquest, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. illumiquest

    illumiquest Member

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    A friend of mine is dreaming up a van camera and wants to get a 40x40 paper negative out of the beast. I have no idea what the options are for lenses that would cover big enough but if anyone has a suggestion, please let me know.

    The Van:

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  2. jnanian

    jnanian Advertiser Advertiser

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    surplus shed sells very large diameter plano convex lenses.
    they cover a very large area ( have nice fall off too )
    you might figure out what focal length you might need and go
    to their website they have a TON of stuff, and are helpful on the phone too :smile:

    will the bumper sticker say" if this van's a rockin' im processing paper negatives!" ?

    john
     
  3. jon.oman

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    How about a pinhole to start?