SVEDOVSKY 8×10

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Description

8×10 Svedovsky field camera. Constructed entirely of mahogany or oak wood. Very precise two rails focusing mechanism. Removable, custom made bellows. Interchangeable vertical/ horizontal back. Max bellows extension: 800mm

Price: $1990 USD

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Technical Data

Front Movements
Rise: 87 mm
Fall: 47 mm
Shift: +/- 60 mm
Swing: +/- 70°
Tilt:limited by bellows

Rear Movements
Rise: none
Fall: none
Shift: none
Swing: none
Tilt forwards: 70°
Tilt backwards: 25°

Other Data
Weight: 5,0 kg
Dimensions: 340x320x128mm
Wood: mahogany or oak
Lensboard: 139x139mm
Bellows extension: 120-800mm
Back:Interchangeable vertical/horizontal (International Standard)

8x10 Camera Set

1. Vertical/Horizontal Back
2. Focusing screen with grid
3. Focusing screen cover
4. 2 BLACK ALU lens boards #1 and #3
5. Front standard fabric cover

Wood and colors

1. Natural mahogany wood
2. Mahogany black finish
3. Natural oak wood
4. Dark finished oak wood

All our cameras (except black) are finished with natural oil and wax.
Black finish is a strong, microstructure paint especially dedicated for wood.

Here are some detailed images of our first series 8×10 camera, no longer produced.

But all descriptions, movements, construction are up to date.

Our new, redesigned cameras differs only with the rounded corners.


1. Rear standard base tilt

2. Front standard center tilt (limited by bellows)

3. Front standard center tilt combined with rise and fall

4. Front standard swing (limited by bellows)

5. Front standard shift

6. Preselecting of desired bellows length

7. Back in horizontal and vertical position with 8×10 film holder. Two tripod sockets 3/8″ and 1/4″.

8. Folding the camera

 


9. Min. and max extension of the bellows.

10. Focusing knob allows very precise focusing.


11. Placement of three spirit levels

12. The front standard is led by two powerful rails. The hand-strap is made of genuine leather. Camera name and serial number.

13. Disassembly of the bellows (it can be changed for wide-angle bellows)