- Sep 7, 2002
- Honolulu, Ha
- Large Format
lee said:I have a 7.25 inch Veritos that was on an Elwood enlarger I bought several years ago. It is a barrel mount and I don't use it at all.
Probably a Verito enlarging lens! They made them for adding diffusion at the enlarging stage, and I think they were even made to work with the Kodak autofocus enlarger, which is a strange concept, since focus is a subjective thing with a soft focus lens. (Linhof, for instance, will sell Linhof-select Imagons, but they won't make rangefinder cams for them).
There was a great article on focusing a soft focus lens that someone posted a while back on the lfphoto.info forum. It was from a magazine in 1921, where several portrait photographers were asked to photograph the same model with the same soft focus lens, and each one focused in a different place: