#253 The Speed Graphic

The Speed Graphic

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a silent e…”

The Graflex Speed Graphic‘s a powerful and popular machine. It’s cutting edge technology was popular with newspaper photographers… 70 years ago.

It’s a 4×5 camera – the film is 4 inches by five inches. Most digital SLR cameras have sensors about 0.6 x 0.9 inches.

Recently I bought a Speed graphic for a personal project – shooting some of my sport imagery on a BIG piece of film. Stay tuned…

Sport photo

I am going to have some fun learning the new technology!

Harry

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