Intrepid Camera Company launch a 5×7 camera

Intrepid Camera Company launch a 5×7 camera

Intrepid Camera Company in the UK has just released a 5×7 model large format camera.

Made from birch plywood, anodised aluminium and plastic with water resistant nylon bellows it weighs in at 1.4kg.

Max bellows extension: 380mm 
Min bellows extension: 90mm 

Max Front Rise/Fall:  70mm / 25mm 
Max Front Shift: +/- 40mm 
Max Front Tilt +/- 45º 
Max Front Swing +/- 45º 
Rear Tilt + / – 30º 

Folded dimensions: 220mm x 220mm x 90mm 
Weight: 1.45 kg 

Intrepid 5×7 lens board: 108mm x 108mm 
Lenses from 90mm – 360mm  

High quality ground glass screen with a 1/2” grid 
Tripod mounts 1/4” and 3/8”

More information from Intrepid Camera Company website.

We reviewed the 4×5 mark one camera in October 2017.

We reviewed the 8×10 mark two camera in June 2020.

Intrepid 5×7 camera. Photographs by Intrepid Camera Company.
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David Tatnall is a Melbourne based fine art photographer.

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  1. Johannes at 1:13 am

    I was waiting for this camera to come out and price and weight are great but the custom lens board is a disappointment. I shoot 8×10″ currently and need to reuse lenses but I don’t know if I want to go to the effort of making my own adapter or swap lens boards every time I change cameras.

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