The Toyo-Field 45CF is an impressive mix of large format capabilities and affordability combined in an ultra-lightweight housing. Toyo, the leader in field and rail large format cameras, designed the new 45CF field camera based on classic design elements from proven workhorse cameras, such as the legendary Speed/Crown Graphic and Toyo 45AII and AX series. When every ounce counts, the 45CF is the perfect choice for on-location 4x5 shooting. Utilizing lightweight Polycarbonate/carbon-fiber material, the 45CF is up to 40% lighter than equivalent metal field cameras without compromise in stability. Compact and portable, it can easily be stored in a backpack or camera bag, yet it's tough enough to handle the challenges of field or studio work. The economically priced 45CF is the ideal choice for beginners looking for the image quality and control of large format. It's also an attractive solution for the professional on-the-go, who needs reliable results with the benefits of a lightweight, compact system.
As you would expect, the Toyo-Field 45CF incorporates the necessary camera movements that provide creative control and technical perfection, that only a large format camera can offer. Camera movements include front standard rise and fall, tilt, swing and shifts, along with drop-bed adjustment, offering control of depth-of-field, perspective and distortion. The 45CF includes a versatile tapered bellows, which provides extensive front standard movements while enabling compact bellows compression for portability. A full range of focal length lenses ranging from a 90mm wide angle to a 400mm telephoto, are fully compatible when mounted on a flat lens board with the 45CF. With either the Rodenstock 150 f/6.3 or 210 f/6.8 lenses mounted, the 45CF conveniently folds for travel. A unique lens window shows which lens is mounted without the need to open the camera. Similar to other Toyo field cameras, the 45CF also accepts roll film backs and digital backs via its built-in Graflok slider locks. Other features included are a dual-spirit bubble level, accessory shoe, 6x7 and 6x9 ground glass format markings and both a 1/4-20 and 3/8" tripod mount.
- Compact folding design
- Lightweight Polycarbonate/carbon fiber construction
- Stainless Steel, Aluminum die cast hardware
- Vertical/Horizontal reversible back
- Rack and pinion, front bed focus with locking lever
- Drop bed capability
- Calibrated front bed for use w/infinity stops
- Front standard movements all have default markings or detents
- 14" maximum bellows extension
- Built-in accessory shoe
- Includes both 1/4" and 3/8" tripod sockets
- Lens board included
- Accepts many Toyo 4x5 "A" system accessories
- Folded Dimensions (H x W x D): 7.91" x 6.97" x 4"
Graflok sliding lock system
Accepts all 4x5 cut film holders, Kodak ReadyLoad, Polaroid 4x5, and all roll film holders - 6x7cm, 6x9cm, 6x12cm and digital backs that are compatible with Graflok sliding lock system.
Toyo grid ground glass, with 6x7 and 6x9 format markings
110mm x 110mm TF45A Type all-metal #0 Flat
Tapered bellows, allows use of lenses from wide angle to telephoto.