Largest LF camera mfg.? : 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 (, August 28, 2000


I would say that Calumet is in there some place. But, I don't really have data on this.

-- neil poulsen (, 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 (, 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 (, August 29, 2000.

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