Not all cameras are created equal, nor do they often merit equal billing with the photographs in a show. But when celebrated Brooklyn-based shutterbug Thomas Roma gutted a Nikon in the '80s, he ushered in a new era in photography. He milled an adapter out of aircraft aluminum to go between the Nikon body and a Mamiya lens, creating a Pannaroma 1x3 camera. Invented at the request of legendary helmsman Lee Friedlander, it enabled practitioners of the art form to capture sweeping, panoramic scenes of the rural American heartland and gritty urban street landscapes on a scope previously unseen. Roma named his camera using a play... More >>>