Quote Originally Posted by batwister View Post
That's interesting to me, shooting medium format, but being aware of the large format 'seers' (what a horrible word, "see-urrs") and how they talk about the world upside down forcing them to have a heightened awareness of form. With the current amateur sensibility of the formal snapshot in contemporary large format work, I wonder where this got lost? Then again Callahan was perhaps the earliest proponent of the artful snapshot, shooting 5x4, and nobody can deny their beauty and gracefulness.
After a while you don't notice it being upside-down. For me the awareness of form came from paying attention to form; I wonder what some of those seers are thinking.

I've used my Linhof ST IV handheld with the wire finder, it's an interesting way to work. Sort of, "deliberate snap-shooting".