Gone are the days when passionate photographers trek hills and mountains with their large cameras, recreating the journey of Ansel Adams around American parks ... or is it really gone?
Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton isn't ready to let go of his bulky large format just yet. The large format camera is a different beast when it comes to photographic practice -- both eye and stamina work together to overcome challenges of its weight. From a technical standpoint, large format is difficult to master as well, but the fruits of this almost meditative process, requiring patience and discipline, is a rewarding practice.
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