Originally Posted by bdial
Last year I bought a 9x12 ihagee and started coating my own plates ... I had this idea in my head but the limited shift and rise couldn't do what I envisioned. The lensbaby was a little too over the top for what I had in mind (not even sure I like the lensbaby to be honest).
So one day I develop some plates, after they've dried I'm tilting them just so so I can see them as positives which gets my head churning.
Four months later I had a 5x7 camera and by this summer I'll be doing ambrotypes.
I promised the other half this was the end I'd never get another camera evar. Little does he know the new obsession is old brass lenses ...