The Travelwide System

Travelwide System

If you love large format photography, you’ll love this. I was made aware of this very cool, lightweight, portable 4×5 camera via this mention on Digital Protography Preview:

Wanderlust’s Travelwide 4×5 camera is small enough to go wherever you go. At 6.3 × 3.9 × 5 inches and 9.7 ounces [Measurements in metric units: 166 × 101 × 128 mm and 275 grams (body only)] it’s relatively compact and definitely lightweight. Constructed of glass-filled ABS plastic, the point-and-shoot camera features a focusing screen, focusing marks on the barrel, and a trio of cold shoe accessory mounts.

The Travelwide comes with a metal sport finder, pinhole lens, and lens attachment tool. You’ll have to supply a standard 4×5 film holder and, if you want to shoot instant film, a 545i Polaroid holder (the 545 should work with a little hacking).

The Travelwide accepts most 90mm lenses, and it’s designed for the Schneider Angulon 90mm ƒ/6.8 in particular, but the lens is not included (only the pinhole lens is), you’ll have to obtain it separately. The camera is available for preorder (it’ll ship this summer) and costs $149.

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  • 1. Yes, the developer of the great Mattebox for iPhone.
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