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.
“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.