If you are new to large format there are a variety of resources that might be helpful


User's Guide to the View Camera by Jim Stone

Large Format Nature Photography by Jack Dykinga

Using the View Camera that I wrote.

These should be available through Amazon.com

View Camera magazine. Available at www.viewcamera.com

The 2nd View Camera Conference April 23-25 in Monterey, CA. The trade show and some of the field trips are free. For info go to www.viewcamera.com

steve simmons