Confession of a Plate Camera Basher
A long while ago, I couldn't resist it.
I know, it always starts like that.
A Watson half plate. A proper English Watson,
313 High Holborn St. London,
It had no lens when I acquired it,
but a 6" Ross Combinable came into my life at about the same time,
and it is a happy partnership. Although if I had any sensitivity,
I would replace the Ross with a Watson Holostigmat.
It rests upon a black Gandolfi minor tripod when it has to go to work.
I modified a 4x5 Deardorff back to fit the camera,
taking the place of the plate back. Shameful.
"One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid,
and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision"