45S

 
45S

A lightweight multipurpose non-folding view camera with extensive movements and a wide range of usable lenses.The 45S is hand-made from 20-year-old quarter-sawn Macassar ebony heartwood and solid titanium, and features extremely supple calfskin bellows and a genuine cordovan leather hand-strap. (A custom-built mahogany version is also available.) The unique bellows design allows full movements with wide lenses without causing any bellows shadow.

Ebony and titanium construction: no vibration or sway, even at maximum extension. Complete stability is assured.

View camera performance, field camera portability

60mm+60mm back shift, enabling panoramic photography without lens movement

38mm lens may be used with recessed lensboard

Triple-draw bellows extension, allowing front and back focus

Accepts Linhof-type 4x5 lensboards

Optional Ebony extension back 452 and/or extension tubes enable the use of longer lenses.

Accepts both 4x5 International Standard and 6x9 Graphic Standard roll film holders (Horseman, Mamiya RB67 etc.): format reducing adapter required for 6x9 roll film or instant film holders.

 

FORMAT International Standard 4x5 inch. Accepts all International Standard sheet film holders: Polaroid 405, 545, 550, Fuji Instant MS45, PA45, and all Graphic Standard roll film holders.
WOOD Macassar ebony
METAL Titanium
FOCUSING Triple-draw rack & pinion (front and back focusing)
LENSBOARD 4x5 Linhof-type
CAMERA BACK Interchangeable vertical/horizontal International Standard
FOCUSING SCREEN Fresnel lens with 10mm grid, protective glass
MOVEMENTS

(levers lock swings and shifts, knobs lock all other movements)

FRONT Rise 50mm, Fall 25mm, Shift 38mm+38mm, Swing 45°+45°,
Center tilt 20°+20°
BACK Rise 50mm, Shift 60mm+60mm, Swing 20°+20°, Center tilt 20°+20°
ZERO ("NULL") POSITION RESET Front swings, front/back center tilts: zero detents
Back rise: lowest position
Front rise/fall: zero position alignment points
Shifts: zero position on scale
MIN/MAX BELLOWS EXTENSION 60-270mm
USABLE LENSES 38mm* - 400mm (telephoto)
*38mm - 47mm lenses require recessed lensboard
SPIRIT LEVEL FRONT One-way
BACK Two-way with mirror
TRIPOD SOCKET 3/8" with 1/4" reducing bush
WEIGHT 2.1kg (mahogany version 1.75kg)
DIMENSIONS 21.0 (h) x 20.5* (w) x 12.0 (l) cm *including knobs