Largest LF camera mfg.?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
I'm doing some market research for a large format accessory product, and was wondering if anyone had any hard facts about the following: Who is the largest manufacturer of LF cameras in the U.S., and in the world? I suspect the answer to the former may be Wisner and the latter may be Sinar or perhaps Linhof, but I thought someone may actually have some hard data.
-- Mark Parsons (Polar@thegrid.net), August 28, 2000
I would say that Calumet is in there some place. But, I don't really have data on this.
-- neil poulsen (email@example.com), August 29, 2000.
Probably the maker of most of Calumet's Cameras: Cambo which is now owned by Calumet. Sinar, Linhof and Toyo would also figure prominently too, as would Arca Swiss, Wisner, Horseman and Canham.
-- Ellis Vener (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 29, 2000.
Cambo and Toyo are the largest worldwide.
Linhof, Sinar, Toyo, Wista and Cambo are all considerbly larger then any US manufacturer.
-- Bob Salomon (email@example.com), August 29, 2000.