Enlarging lenses on a 4x5 body?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
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 (email@example.com), 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 06, 1998.