Quote Originally Posted by chachi View Post
the general idea is a street photographer camera, a similar idea to what joe van cleve has made and documented on the f295 board, only more traditional with the camera mounted on the dev. box. the whole camera body is going to be wood and i have an Ica folder that is going to be mounted on the front and which i won't fully extend. therefore, the focal plane is moved back a couple inches to an internal ground glass. the idea is that i can then move paper or film on and off the glass without having to open the camera. how the glass is secured is completely flexible at this point, but my initial idea was just a wood block sandwich.
The problem I see, is the indexing of the film to the ground glass focal plane. As if the ground glass doesn't move the thickness of the film media would cuase focus problems with lower f numbers.