I recently replaced an aging Linhof SuperTechnika III (series 3) 4x5 field camera. The new camera is the very smooth, very rigid, very sweet Arca Swiss Discovery. I have a Technica to Swiss adapter that takes my modern lensboards. So I have standardized on lensboards that fit both the Arca Swiss and Ikeda Andba. I added a 40cm rail to the Arca kit. It helps me use a 300mm Nikkor M lens a various camera to subject distances. And I added a bag bellows that works well for everything from 75mm through 240mm.
These images were taken using the Arca Swiss Discovery on the 40cm rail. I used Polaroid Type55 P/N film. I had made a mistake of trying to print TMax100 on Platinum/Palladium. I had forgotten that there is a UV layer in the slower TMax film. Switching to Polaroid materials would hopefully allow me to practice printing on Palladium before turning my attention to 8x10 TMax400 on Palladium.
Early Death - 180mm Nikon W f/5.6
Some of these monuments have been heavily weathered
Departed - 180mm Nikon W f/5.6
There are many early vertical standing headstones
Copper Beech - 110mm Schneider Super Symmar XL f/5.6
Massive trees throw shade over the resting
Flowers of Christ - 110mm Schneider Super Symmar XL f/5.6
The graveyard is in current use
Three Shadows - 180mm Nikon W f/5.6
On hot says, even the grass turns brown