It's a rare occasion that I get to go out and photograph with a buddy. Normally, I prefer to be photographing alone. This way there are no perceived time constraints while in search of an image. I can look, feel, navigate, hang out until I'm satisfied without any awareness of the well being or location of my fellow shooter, "Did he fall into a crevice? Again?" Joking aside, when interests align (my friend Chris recently acquired a 4x5 Crown Graphic from his father), it makes the partnership easier to tolerate while out in the field. Generally speaking, a large format photographer is searching and collecting images at a different pace than a digital photographer. Much slower, more methodical,