Sunday, February 27, 2011
A real elegent masterpiece by Jack Tait. The camera is a mahogany clad, aluminium frame 4x5 camera able to take 6x12 back for Panoramic work.
I thank Mr. Tait for providing the pictures and information on the cameras. To know more about him and his works, visit his website:
This is Jack Tait's another beautiful example of craftsmanship. According to him, this is probably the best engineered camera he ever made. The camera is now owned by a City of Bath photographer. This is a superwide angle camera 6x9 able to take panoramic pictures due to its extreme wide angle. 47mm lens.
I thank Mr. Tait for providing the pictures and information on the camera. To know more about him and his works, visit his website:
In continuation to the previously described cameras made by Jack Tait let me present some more from his inventory.
Here goes a little introduction about him: Mr. Jack Tait is a UK based camera maker. who constructed a number of beautiful precision cameras . Beside building cameras he established two schools of photography and one of design, written a few books and practiced as a freelance. He is also well known for building 'Taitographs', which are some very interesting analog plotting devices.
This particular camera is a 4x5 wide angle metal camera with large amount of rising front and can be used with Horseman 6x12 back. The camera is now owned and used by a professor in Lancashire for architectural work.
Do visit his website to know more about him, his cameras and other very interesting objects.
I thank Mr. Tait for providing information and pictures of many of his handmade cameras.