Enlarging lenses on a 4x5 body?

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I have a Schneider Componon 150/5.6 floating around -- can I mount it on a 4x5 and have it work? What is the coverage of this lens, and what is the suggestiong regarding in general mounting of enlarging lenses on a board? Can I throw on a Copal 0 or 1 shutter as an afterthought? Thanks. -jon

-- jon law (jrl@blast.princeton.edu), May 05, 1998


You'll find information in http://www.schneideroptics.com/. I suspect you'll find it won't fit into a Copal shutter. Enlarging lenses are corrected for flat fields and small magnifications, so it won't perform as well as a same-priced camera lens for, say, landscapes.

-- Alan Gibson (gibson.al@mail.dec.com), May 06, 1998.

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