Canham wooden T6810 8X10 camera with Kowa 305mm F9 lens + holder

$4,398.00 Sold Out

This camera has recently been fully serviced, adjusted and lubricated by Keith Canham himself at KB Canham cameras.


• Canham T6810 standard wooden camera
• Kowa Graphic 305mm F9 lens
• One 8X10 film holder, with new dark slides and hinge tape (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Massive bellows draw (36"+)
• One of the most advanced camera designs ever made
• Precision CNC milled parts
• Finest materials and construction techniques
• Composite bellows construction (water/dust/tear proof)
• Minimum bellows is ~3"
• Front movements include rise/fall, shift, swing, and on/off axis tilt
• Rear movements include a massive shift, swing and tilt
• Camera takes standard Toyo lens boards
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position
• Ground glass is bright and easy to use, one of the best in class. Ask us about upgrading this to the CatLABS Ultrabright screen Frsenel/ground glass combo (add 250$)

Camera Condition:

• This camera is used, tested, and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera shows very normal signs of use with some scuffs and marks throughout
• Camera was fully checked out by Canham cameras and they did not note any issues
• Bellows are tested light-tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears, and latches are in good working condition
• Ground glass is clean and clear

Kowa Graphic 305mm F9:

• Legendary large format lens with massive coverage and unparalleled sharpness
• Offers massive coverage on 8X10, with room for lots of movements
• 305mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 8X10 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested, and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this lens shows normal signs of use
• Clean glass
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds

Ask us about combining this purchase with any of our other large format lenses or film holders.