Cambo TWR 54
|Cambo TWR 54|
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The TWR 54 is a view camera for 4x5-inch film. It was made by the Dutch company Cambo from 1972. Cambo describe the camera as a twin-lens reflex, but it has no internal mirror. The camera comprises two parallel bellows, one carrying the 'viewing' or focusing lens and the other the 'taking' lens. A ground-glass screen is fitted to the rear of one bellows, and the dark-slide holder to the other. The ground glass can be swapped for a reflex viewer, allowing the image to be viewed in a vertical eyepiece. This can be rotated on the camera for pictures in vertical orientation.
The camera was offered with 150, 210 or 270 mm lenses. The body of the camera is mostly of a light (aluminium or magnesium) alloy and weighs 3 kg.