THE UNIVERSAL TOOL FOR PERFECT PHOTOGRAPHYThe fact that the Linhof MasterTechnika has achieved a certaincult status has several goodreasons: This equipment is a nobletool and a real status symbol forthe ambitious photographer.Superb mechanical precision andan immaculate finish emphasizethe prominent role this cameraoffers with the 4x5 inch format.Thanks to its drop-bed techniquethe Technika can completely beclosed, easily carried and set upon location. The Technika is alarge format camera system forvirtually all fields of professionalphotography. From studio tabletops, portraiture, indoor shootingto travel, landscape, architecturaland industrial subjects.The Technika is a view cameraoffering all possibilities of imagecomposing with sophisticatedmechanical adjustment facilitiesfor perspective correctionsand depth-of-field control withgroundglass observation. Thesystem is available as MasterTechnika 2000 and as MasterTechnika classic permitting evenhand-held photography.Operating and image composingare unique: The Master Technikaclassic can be equipped with aMulti-Focus Optical Viewfinderfor exact control of the imagecomposition complemented by alens-coupled multi-focus coinci-dence type range finder systemfor precise focus control withoutgroundglass. Similar to 35 mm andmedium format view finder came-ra systems the Technika permitsflexible handling but with theadded advantage of large formatquality standards, i.e. perfect tran-sitions and extremely high resolu-tion power. Master Technikacameras offer a triple extension.This feature allows the use of telelenses up to 400 mm focal lengthor close-up photography withoutthe need of additional accessories.The Linhof Master Technika is acamera system for the discrimina-ting individualist creating breath-taking images far away from massproduction. Even the change fromsheet or rollfilm to digital imagingis no problem thanks to the easyadaptation of high efficiencydigital backs.The Linhof Technika is indeedsomething special in the world of camera products.
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