4×5 Digital Back Part IV

UPDATE 10/1/16: Check out the latest photos made by a DigiTiler at

Development of the “DigiTiler” continues into its fourth month. After hundreds of hours and dollars spent on a custom electronic trigger I discovered the 41-cent micro limit switch. After a little work with some pliers and a scroll-saw,

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Graflex Digital Back Part III

Even with problems, I love most of the images I’m getting with, what I’m calling, the “Digi-tiler”, or Digital Tiler.  Especially this one of Marilyn (who was passing by my office on the way to the market).


Instead of holding the Digitiler to the camera with velcro and wires I’ve been able to construct a Graflok back that slides on and off the camera.  

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Graflex 4×5 Digital Back Part II

For large-format portraiture to work, using a sensor-stitch method, I believe the total “exposure” time must be under 10 seconds. The longer the capture takes, the higher the risk that the subject will blink, or move in a way that ruins the stitched composite (like an arm sliced off).  If it’s windy, one has to worry about hair,

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