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WardFlex

Samuel Moskowitz , Feb 23, 2012; 12:43 p.m.

Is there a digital back that would be compatible with a WardFlex Camera.


Wardflex

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Russ Britt , Feb 23, 2012; 12:52 p.m.

You are joking, right?
If not the answer is no.

Eric Hiss , Feb 23, 2012; 01:57 p.m.

Not that you could buy off the shelf anyhow. I've seen people fit backs to TLR's before but it was a cludge at best.

Thomas K. , Feb 23, 2012; 02:50 p.m.

From wikipedia:

Ward: a division, floor or room of a hospital set aside for a particular class or group of patients, for example a convalescent or psychiatric ward.

Wardflex - a camera for nuts?

Tom Cheshire , Feb 23, 2012; 07:12 p.m.

In your dreams.

Steve Smith , Feb 24, 2012; 11:50 a.m.

Use it as it was designed to be used!

Fred Haeseker , Feb 24, 2012; 05:15 p.m.

What Steve Smith said. The Wardflex was a Japanese TLR made by Taiyodo Koki (TKK)/Beauty and rebadged under a store name by Montgomery Ward. Judging by this photo set on Flickr it's a very capable camera:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21506490@N00/sets/72157612862756288/
Get some 120 film and give it a go. There's an online manual available here:
http://www.cameramanuals.org/pdf_files/wardflex_ii.pdf
I like to encourage digital people to try film.

Don Bright , Feb 27, 2012; 07:01 p.m.

Yeah! Whata you know, the old Wardflex can bang out some pretty good pictures. 3 lens elements?

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