Plate backs converted to spring backs for sheet film

Discussion in 'Plate Cameras and Accessories' started by Christopher Nisperos, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Christopher Nisperos

    Christopher Nisperos Member

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    I'm not (yet) a collodion photographer, but I thought this might interest the group:

    I was at the yearly Bievres Photo Fair —just outside of Paris— on Sunday and I stumbled onto the stand of a certain Mr. Pep Mayugo, a woodworker and alternative-processes photographer from Barcelona (who speaks perfect English.. I photo'd his business card along with one of the attached photos of his products). He was offering some great looking hand-made sheet film holders, contact printing frames, plate drying racks, frames especially made for ambrotypes, small storage chest/boxes for plates ... But the most interesting (for me!) was his adapter backs, allowing you to use sheet film in plate cameras.

    Disclaimer: I have no connection to Pep ... but I'll probably be a customer soon!

    Best,

    Christopher
     

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    Wow, beautiful stuff.

    Do you remember how much he was charging for the film holders?
     
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    Found Pep's web site: http://www.fotoinvents.com/

    10x8 holders are around €360 each Not cheap, but for hand made gear, not too bad.
     
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