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8x10 Video Camera

Photo credit: Zev Hoover via Peta Pixel

Unlike other cameras, photographer Zev Hoover's latest creation is the world's first 8×10 large format video cameras, excluding a model that LargeSense used to showcase a 4K sample video shot with a large format digital camera back that used an expensive digital sensor. Simply put, the front is basically an old large format still camera built around a video slider for focus adjustments. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

8x10 Video Camera
8x10 Video Camera
8x10 Video Camera
8x10 Video Camera
8x10 Video Camera

"The camera works by projecting a huge (bit over 8×10) image - with all of the lovely depth and aberrations of large format glass - onto a matte surface, like a perfect projection screen. I then reimage that plane with a wide angle lens (Irix 15mm f2.4 Firefly) on a Sony a7S. It is amazing to work with the image quality of large format. It's like IMAX but waaaaaay bigger," said Hoover.










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