tripod control handle, rotate the camera to the desired angle; tighten the
rotation lock knob securely after rotational adjustment is made.
b. Fine focusing procedure.
The camera has provisions for raising,
falling, swinging, and sliding tilts that can change the lens axis and film
plane with respect to each other.
NOTE: The rising, falling, swinging, and sliding tilts provided on the
camera exceed the covering power of the lens and shutter assemblies
Be careful, when composing the subject on the ground glass,
not to exceed the covering power of the lens and shutter assembly in use
to avoid cutoff at the corners.
To eliminate undesirable foreground or background from the
photograph, or to eliminate wasted space at the top or bottom of image,
raise or lower the lens board mounting plate by pushing in and rotating
the spring-loaded pinion knob 1 (fig 1-35), until the desired degree of
elimination is achieved.
After approximate focus has been obtained, slight changes in
the image size on the ground glass may be obtained by moving the monorail
bed with respect to the panhead, as follows: