Quote Originally Posted by Sirius Glass View Post
I found that I do not have to put the 4x5 Graflex Model D up high on a tripod. Waist level works well. Raising a camera high for distant landscapes is like asking someone at the Grand Canyon to step back a little more so they will be in focus!...
You are correct. I rarely do "distance landscapes" so my opinion was biased towards my intimate landscapes in the redwoods. At waist level, I would just get a lot of images of sword ferns! My lens is usually about 6 feet above the ground.