Nagaoka 4X5 ultralight field camera with Apo-Symmar 150mm + 75mm 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 the studio.
- Nagaoka 4X5 field camera
- Schneider Apo-Symmar MC 150mm F5.6 (Korean market branding)
- Schneider Super-Angulon 75mm F8 coated lens in Copal shutter
- 3 4X5 film holders (used, tested light-tight)
Camera features and condition:
This is a used, good working Nagaoka 4X5 field camera.
Bellows tested light-tight, flexible and in all around good shape.
Extremely light and compact design.
Movements includes front tilt/rise/fall and limited swing. Rear tilt and limited rear swing.
Cosmetically, this camera is in fair shape with nice wood finish and normal 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. This can be upgraded upon request, ($100-$150 depending on options, ask us before checking out).
The back can easily be set up for vertical or horizontal positions.
Schneider Apo-Symmar MC 150mm F5.6 (Korean branding):
The 150mm is a "normal" angle of view on 4X5 (equivalent to a 50mm on 35mm format cameras). The Apo-Symmar is Schneider's latest version of LF lenses. A sharp, modern multi-coated lens, branded for the Korean market (different markings than all other Schneider lenses). Self-cocking Copal Press shutter works well. Minor internal dust, which will not affect image quality. Otherwise, clean glass.
Schneider Super-Angulon 75mm F8:
The 75mm is a super wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 (equivalent to a 24mm on 35mm format cameras). Clean glass, modern Copal shutter, runs nicely at all speeds.