Tim Layton Fine Art | Module 1 - The View Camera - Large Format Photography Video Workshop Series

Module 1 - The View Camera - Large Format Photography Video Workshop Series

If you want to sign up for Module 1 - The View Camera while it is being developed, you will save 25% and have early access to the videos as I develop them.  Use discount code LFEarlyBird at checkout to claim your discount.  

You will also get access to my private course development email distribution list where we discuss the development of the course and you have an opportunity to share your input and ideas to help shape the final course. 

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MODULE 1 - THE VIEW CAMERA - (Get Early Bird Access Now)

  • Welcome and Introduction To Module 1
  • Visual Tour of a 4x5 Large Format View Camera (standards, bellows, ground glass, fresnel)
  • Styles and Genres of Photography (discuss landscape, architecture, still life, and portrait genres)
  • Review Types of Large Format Tilts (base, axis, asymmetrical)
  • Lens Overview (standard focal lengths, shutters, image circle, maintenance, real-world tips)
  • Lens Boards (types, sizes, terms)
  • How To Check For Lens Coverage In The Field
  • Film Holders (types, loading film technique, usage, tips for care and field use)
  • Common Tools & Items For Your LF Kit (i.e., lens spanner wrench, cleaning materials, loupe, magnified reading glasses, lens cloth, measuring tape, etc.)
  • Filters (discuss and review filters for b/w and color film types, filter holders, lens hoods)
  • Tripod & Head Options
  • Rise & Fall Movements
  • Shift Movements
  • Swing Movements
  • Front Standard Forward Tilt Movements
  • Back Standard Forward Tilt Movements
  • Back Standard Backward Tilt Movements
  • Most Common Movements & Examples
  • Backpacking with 4x5 Large Format Kit
  • 12 Point Field Checklist
  • Large Format Quick Reference Cards
  • View Camera Summary & Buying Tips

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Get more information on Module 2 (The Negative) or Module 3 (The Print) or an overview on the workshop Main Page.