Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/15

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Off-topic: LF intro book
From: (Andrew M. Moore)
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 13:09:59 -0400 (EDT)

> I realize this is WAY off topic, but I'm toying with the idea of getting
> a second-hand large-format view camera.  However, I know virtually
> nothing about LF photography, so if anyone here can suggest a good book
> that explains the basics, provides tips and (in particular) can point
> out the differences between 35mm and LF when it comes to photographing,
> developing and printing, I'd be very grateful.


Two such books are:

"A User's Guide to the View Camera"
   by Jim Stone
   ISBN 0-673-52006-4
   165 pages

"A Creative Guide to Large Format Photography Using the View Camera"
   by Steve Simmons
   ISBN 0-8174-6347-X
   144 pages