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