2View Camera Adjustments

2.1 View Camera Adjustments

The following view camera adjustments are illustrated in Figure 2-1:

  1. Focusing, which consists of changing the distance between the lens and the ground glass. It is accomplished by changing the position of the front and/or back runner on the monorail. Most cameras have both coarse and fine focusing capabilities. Coarse focusing is used when setting the camera up and when substituting a different focal length lens to quickly bring the image into approximate focus, and fine focusing is used to achieve critical focus before exposing the film.
  2. Back tilt, which is a rotation of the camera back around a horizontal axis. The back tilt is used to control the convergence of parallel vertical subject ...

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