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I hope you've enjoyed watching my process as I've worked with the 8x10 camera, a very special piece of equipment. And seeing some of the reasons I use it. I love the shallow depth of field or the focus that's misty in the background. Nothing quite matches it. Why does that happen? Mainly because it has such a big piece of film, 8x10 inches. It's about 20x25 centimeters. It's a big piece of film and the aperture of this lens is not that fast, but it gives that shallow depth of field, that mistiness, even at f/5,6. That's the maximum aperture on this lens.

And the people often say to me, if I am doing it, what do I focus on? It's very simple. Always the eyes. Focus on the eyes, you'll never miss. That's what people really want to see. The camera has devices like you have on some 35 millimeter type cameras and medium format swings and tilts. What do you use this for? Well, you can extend the focus if you want and in the back you can to swing it around and you can g...

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