Nagaoka 4X5 Field Camera with 150mm + 210mm Lenses + Holders


This Nagaoka 4X5 camera is one of the lightest and smallest field cameras ever made, at 2.6LB (1.15KG). This camera is the ideal tool for hikers and backpackers. Along with a nice set of lenses, this is a great outdoors 4X5 field camera kit. There is not much this camera cannot do, in the field or in the studio. This later model Nagaoka features various upgrades, such as retro focusing front/rear standards, improved hardware & more.


• Nagaoka 4X5 field camera
• Schneider Apo Symmar 150mm F5.6 lens
• Schneider Symmar 210mm F5.6 lens
• 3 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Extremely light and compact design
• Front movements include tilt, rise/fall and limited swing
• Rear movements include tilt and limited swing
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position

Camera Condition:

• This is a used, good working Nagaoka 4X5 field camera
• Bellows are tested light-tight
• Cosmetically, this camera is in good shape with a nice wooden finish and all around light signs of use
• All camera movements, knobs and gears are in good working condition
• Spring back is tight and works as it should
• Plain ground glass is in good condition, can be upgraded upon request ($100-$150 depending on options, ask us before checking out)

Schneider Apo Symmar MC 150mm F5.6:

• This lens was made by Schneider, but for sale in the Korean market and has slightly different rim markings than other Schneider lenses of the same era
• 150mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Clean, modern, multi-coated glass
• Lens has minor internal dust/debris (will not affect image quality)
• Good working shutter

Schneider Symmar 210mm F5.6:

• 210mm is a tele/portrait-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to an 85mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Clean glass
• Good working shutter

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