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CLOSE UP WORK with a monorail

To extend the focus on most 35mm or 120 cameras a close up filter, a macro lens, extension tube or bellows unit is used.

However, with the mono rail,it is simply a matter of making the rails longer and using and fitting a bellows that will extend to the appropriate length. Using this makes it possible to do close up work and while most cameras can cope with a 1:1 reproduction the extension can make for extreme close ups or larger than life reproduction.

On a monorail camera the front and rear standards are supported by a long monorail that attaches to the tripod.  Each standard can be moved separately along the rail.  Because of its design, this camera offers more adjustments than the field camera. 
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