Using the front standard of my Toyo VX23D medium-format view camera, I have created a pancake-type, tech camera offering rear rise / fall movements.
It will be dedicated to doing infrared photography using my DIY-modified, full-spectrum Samsung NX500 and collection of vintage Contax / Yashica lenses, almost all of which perform very well behind a 720 nm filter.
The bare camera weighs 1 lb., 9.6 oz, which is a bit more than I had hoped, but still makes it the lightest camera of this type of which I'm aware.
It provides a 28 mm range of rear rise / fall movement, split into 18 mm of rise and 10 mm of fall. This should be plenty for my purposes, as well as the sizes of the image circles projected by the C/Y lenses.
Best of all, everything I've done is completely reversible and I can break this camera down and reassemble my VX23D in its original configuration in around 20 minutes whenever the occasion requires.
Here are a couple of photos of holiday lights I took down the street from my house during one of my shakedown outings:
P.S.: I have also created a companion camera using the VX23D's rear standard and am now in the process of implementing Phase Two, wherein in I am updating it so I can mount my Contax N and Contax 645 lenses and use them with my A7R body ... stay tuned!