4X5 Cameras


My most recent 4×5 work.

One of a kind hand-held large format rangefinders.

New55 instant films are here! A replacement for the discontinued professional Polaroid 55 single sheet 4×5 films with instant printable negatives.

What better to shoot new, fresh and spectacular instant 4×5 films than with a camera that started it all more than 60 years ago!

Without a doubt these are the most versatile camera systems available utilizing the International Standard 4×5 Graflok. Superbly lightweight and compact compared to most other 4×5 Graflok systems. Go from focusing directly on ground glass in the studio, to hand holding it on the street.

To get an idea of how a handheld large format camera compares:

  • Polaroid Model 250 Land Camera – 2lb 10oz (1.19kg)
  • Un-modified Polaroid 110A/110B – 4lb 8oz (2.05kg)
  • Converted Polaroid 110A/B 4×5 Compact Graflok – 3lb 11oz (1.67kg)
    (4lbs 8oz with focusing panel ground glass attached)
  • Converted Polaroid 110A/B 4×5 Compact Body & Graflok – 3lb 6oz (1.53kg)

Utilizing the standard 4×5 system means that every single 4×5 film back and attachment will fit. If its made for 4×5 cameras it also fits on these conversions.

Shoot 100% full frame 4×5 sheets and be able to switch to 3×4 instant packfilm or 120/220 rollfilms easily. All lenses available for these cameras cover 4×5 without vignetting even wide open! If you are interested in swappable lenses please see my custom lensmount page.

$889
What you get

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  • 4×5 Polaroid 110A/B camera
  • 127mm f4.7 Rodenstock Ysarex lens
  • Prontor shutter fully CLA-ed for accurate speeds; X or M flash sync w/PC socket; BULB setting
  • Full sized Graflok back with sliders
  • Ground glass focusing panel

Available Upgrades

The following things can be added or done to your camera. Prices and availability are subject to change. Click the photo thumbnails below to see the full image.

  • Compact Body Upgrade – $125
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    reduces weight and sizes
    smallest hand-held 4×5 rangefinder available
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  • Compact Graflok Upgrade – $100
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    reduces overall height
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  • Newer Copal/Seikosha shutter – $150-200
  • 150mm lens – $contact
  • New leather hand strap – $45
  • Grid-lined ground glass – $60
  • Fresnel lens for focusing panel – $FREE
  • Viewing hood for focusing panel – $40
  • f90 pinhole lenscap – $35

$695
Also Available!

4x5-95
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A different kind of 4×5 system without a focusing rangefinder, but instead distance stops and a sport wire-frame finder. Without the constraint of s coupled rangefinder you can use any focal length #0 sized shutter from 90mm-150mm and up! Easily shoot macro by removing the infinity stop and pushing past.

  • 4×5 Polaroid 95/110B camera
  • 127mm f4.7 Rodenstock Ysarex lens
    Standard lens is 127mm but I can offer 90, 135 and 150 as upgrades
  • Prontor shutter fully CLA-ed for accurate speeds; X or M flash sync w/PC socket; BULB setting
  • Full sized Graflok back with sliders