Quote Originally Posted by bblhed View Post
I...I know this is asking a lot, but seeing how a large format camera costs as much as a small car I want to be as informed as possible before I do it.

Thank you.

LF needn't cost that much, in fact a used camera, typically less than $200, is your best bet, as you will almost never get what you want in your first camera. Only by using it will you discover shortcomings based on your way of shooting.