A 5x7 non-folding camera sharing features of the 45S and the SW45. Constructed entirely of quarter-sawn Honduran mahogany heartwood (57S, pictured above), or quarter-sawn Macassar ebony heartwood (57SE), each aged for at least 20 years. As with all Ebony cameras, the metal parts are made of solid titanium. The uniquely thin and supple yet durable calfskin bellows are hand-made to Ebony's specifications. The hand-strap is made of genuine cordovan leather

Mahogany (57S) or ebony (57SE) and titanium construction: no vibration or sway, even at maximum extension. Complete stability is assured.

The movements, precision and rigidity of a view camera with the portability of a field camera

Triple-draw bellows extension, allowing front and back focus

72XL lens may be used with flat board.

Accepts Sinar-type lensboards, Linhof adapter board included

Accepts both 4x5 International Standard and 6x9 Graphic Standard roll film holders (Horseman, Mamiya RB67 etc.) with 5x7->4x5 reducing back: format reducing adapter required for 6x9 roll film or instant film holders.


FORMAT International Standard 5x7 inch
WOOD Honduran mahogany (57S) or Macassar ebony (57SE)
METAL Titanium
FOCUSING Triple-draw rack & pinion (front and back focusing)
LENSBOARD Sinar-type (Linhof adapter board included)
CAMERA BACK Interchangeable vertical/horizontal International Standard
FOCUSING SCREEN Ground glass with 10mm grid

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

FRONT Rise 70mm, Fall 50mm, Shift 50mm+50mm, Swing 30°+30°,
Center tilt 20°+20°
BACK Rise 60mm, Swing 20°+20°, Center tilt 20°+20°
ZERO ("NULL") POSITION RESET Front swings, front/back tilts: zero detents
Back rise: lowest position
Front rise/fall: zero position alignment points
Shifts: zero position on scale
USABLE LENSES 72XL (flat board) - 500mm (telephoto)
BACK Two-way with mirror
TRIPOD SOCKETS Two, each 3/8" with one 1/4" reducing bush
WEIGHT 2.65kg (57S) or 3.4kg (57SE)
DIMENSIONS 30.0 (h) x 27.5* (w) x 13.0 (l) cm *including knobs