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Thread: Wides for 8x10

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    What's the widest lens useable on 8x10? The 110 Super Symmar XL or the 120 Nikkor SW?

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    The 110 will just hit the corners, so other than a rare Goerz Hypergon, that would be it.
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    Yes the Nikkor 120mm just covers it if you really want movements then the Nikkor 150mm with a diameter usefull diameter of 400mm.
    Good light and nice shadows!

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    Or an old Zeiss Protar 140mm/f:18...
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    Well, if we want to talk about old lenses, there's the 120mm/f:14 Berthiot Perigraphe, which leaves a little room for movement stopped down in barrel. I had mine mounted in an Ilex #3 shutter, and now it just hits the corners.
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