Custom lensboards: Traditional three piece boards or economy boards in aircraft plywood.Bored to your sizes, email for pricing.

Fresnel lenses: help eliminate "hot spots" in ground glass viewing. Details and pricing below.

Studio Stands: Custom designed and built in structural Aluminum. Photos below. Email for consult and estimate.

Fresnels: eliminate the "hot spot" problem

Format: Standard Fresnel Wide Angle Fresnel
4 "x 5" $160.00 $160.00
5" x 7" $175.00 $175.00
4" x 10" $175.00 $175.00
6.5" x 8.5" $175.00  
8" x 10" $175.00 $175.00
10" x 12" $175.00 $175.00
11" x 14" $220.00 $220.00
7" x 17" $220.00 $220.00
14" x 17" $255.00  
8" x 20" $255.00  
12" x 20" $255.00  
16" x 20" $280.00  
20 x 24" $280.00  
Sizes listed are "formats" actual fresnels are oversize and will be custom cut to fit your camera.
Prices do not include shipping or any applicable taxes and are subject to change.
(Prices quoted 5/15/08 honored for 60 days)

"Standard" fresnel focal lengths are either approximately the diagonal of the format or approximately the long side of the format. Standard Pano fresnels are shorter since many workers favor wider lenses on the pano formats.

"Wide angle" fresnels are either the shortest focal length available that will fit the format, or approximately 1/2 the "normal" focal length for the format. In some cases, (4x5, 5x7, 6.5x8.5, 8x10.) wider lenses may be available, options and prices on request.



Here is a studio stand built for a customer, shown below supporting his Wisner 20"x24".

These can be built to virtually any size, large or small from structural aluminum extrusions. Raise/lower and tilt movements are accomplished with solid steel gearing. It's great to be able to position your big camera exactly where you want it!

Let's talk about your shooting needs and I'll design you a stand.

Wisner 20"x24" camera sitting on Mammoth Camera Co. stand.

Here is a new style stand, this one is actually the base for the new "all-in-one" Polaroid 20x24 camera commission I have just completed.

Instead of structural extrusions, the frame is custom welded from hollow "box tubing" and much lighter than the stand pictured above. The camera stage on this particular stand is a bit "busy" because it incorporates the bellows extension mechanism for the custom camera. Obviously, this feature would be left out on most orders.

Another feature that may be of interest, is that this stand breaks down for transport. The silver top sections of the columns come out making it possible to move it in a station wagon, or largeish hatch-back car.