4×5 film vs. Canon 7d

A short time ago I sold my old 4×5 studio rail camera and acquired a newer, smaller 4×5 folding camera. I ended up settling with a Penta 45f (which is a Korean made copy of the Wista 45). Just a few days after getting the camera, we visited the Great Smoky Mountian National Park, and I tested the camera for the first time. I ended up shooting several shots with my digital camera and the 4×5. Here are the results: From Left to right: 1.) Digital Canon 7dmk2 + 17-40L (at 40 mm) 2.) Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Illford HP5 400 3.) Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Fuju Velvia 100.

I was surprised at how flat the digital image was compared to the Velvia

From Left to right: 1.) Digital Canon 7dmk2 + 17-40L (at 40 mm) 2.) Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Illford HP5 400 3.) Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Fuju Velvia 100

 

 

Little River, near Cade’s Cove. Canon 7dmk2 + 17-40/4

 

 

 

 

 

Little River, near Cade’s Cove. Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Velvia 100

 

 

Little River, near Cade’s Cove. Penta 45F + Schneider Kreuznach Symmar 150mm f/5.6 + Illford HP5 400

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