1-7. Up to now you have studied the functions of the 35mm REPRONAR SLIDE
You should have solved all exercises correctly, to include
identification of the parts in the last illustration.
You should now be
familiar with the functions and operations of the REPRONAR. The REPRONAR is by
no means the only 2x2-inch slide copier made.
At this time it is the most
common item being used by the military.
You may be working with a different
The dials and controls may be in different places but the basic
principles remain the same.
4x5-INCH VIEW CAMERA
1-8. One of the most versatile camera systems in the medium format size is the
4x5-inch view camera.
It can be used for closeup portraits, investigative,
equipment reports, full lengths, and copy photography. One of the main reasons
it is so commonly used is that you obtain a negative which is big enough to
make substantial enlargements and yet small enough to use standard darkroom
equipment. This format is also easy to retouch and handle with little fear of
scratching the negative. It must, however, be used on a tripod.
The 4x5 view camera functions a
little differently from your average
camera (fig 1-26).
Some of the
(3) Swing and tilting front and
(4) Front and rear focusing.
4x5-inch View Camera.