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Large format landscape photography techniques

Blue sky on the Shahrestanak, آسمان آبی شهرستانک
Shahrestanak is a village in Asara district, Karaj county, Alborz province, Iran. The village, is located 55 km north-east of Karaj, and 90 km of Tehran. The village of 2,190 meters above sea level and the climate is cold in winter and pleasant in summer. Shahrestanak is historic village. Nasereddin Shah Qajar, around 150 years ago, the owner was a special palace inside Shahrestanak. The palace is now known Shahrestanak palace. Read more
"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs."    Ansel Adams

Panoral 810, is a large format technical camera for using 8x10in/18x24cm large format film. This camera is designed based on the Panoral cameras platform. But there are more changes and more ability for it. read more

Panoral 57 is a large format handy camera. The camera is 5x7 inches (13x18cm) and equipped with Tilt – Shift adapter. The big advantage of this camera is the modularity. read more

Panoral 45 technical camera has made a multi-format camera. it has the ability to connect a variety of cut film holders, roll film backs and digital backs. read more

Panoral 617 camera can record 6x17 panoramic image on the 120 mm roll film.  The camera is handmade and fully machined from aluminum alloy. read more

An important feature of large format camera, is capable of TiltShift. Panoral 45 camera is equipped with new TiltShift adapter. read more

The Zone System is a framework for understanding exposure and development and visualizing their effect in advance. The photographer by using of Zone System, would be able to control the quality of the gray tones of image, before exposure. read more

Variety of color, black and white, as well as panorama images, which is recorded by a film camera are provided in this site, these images have been recorded in the scenic and pristine areas of Iran. read more

If the photographer to do the film developing, causes the image quality be better and repeatable. Techniques of deleloping black and white film types, and color slides is available on this page. read more

Panoramic head, spot meter, Electronic flash, Viewfinder and other handmade equipment needed for photographic, is visible on the techniques page. read more

For shooting with large format cameras, you must learn to focusing techniques. For this reason, you should first become familiar with the building of the cameras, to be able to make the necessary adjustments. read more

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