Welcome

Since 1916 L. F. Deardorff & Sons, Inc. has been crafting the highest quality precision view cameras and parts available today.  We combine tried and tested craftsmanship with modern innovations to create a large format camera that is not only visually stunning, but also a workhorse camera that takes exceptional large format photos.  From our precision ground glass lenses to our rugged nylon bellows, Deardorff is a name synonymous with beauty, elegance and function.

Multiple Camera Sizes For Multiple Needs

At L. F. Deardorff & Sons, Inc. we offer not one but several precision view camera sizes to fit every need.  Not only do we offer the standard 4×5, 5×7 and 8×10 formats but Deardorff also offers ultra-large format view camera models in 11×14 and 12×20.  No matter your view camera needs, we have a camera for you!

Quality and Experience Matter

Each Deardorff Camera is hand assembled by experts who not only know their way around a view camera, but also know the needs of today’s large format photographer.  At Deardorff, we don’t stop at the sale.  Our goal is to educate and assist photographers looking to go beyond the limits of digital photography.

Not only do we build Deardorff Cameras, we also offer a complete selection of repair parts and accessories for almost every Deardorff camera built since the beginning.  Our selection combines with our knowledge of the camera and the industry to create a source for every large formst photographer!

Go Further

We are here to answer your questions regarding Deardorff large format and ultra large format cameras.  Please take some time to look around our site.  We’ve supplied a vast array of free manuals and documents for you to view and download as well as a gallery of images.  If you are interested in purchasing your own Deardorff, we have a store where you can find more information.  Lastly, if you have any questions about our cameras, information or parts availability, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for visiting us at L. F. Deardorff & Sons, Inc.!