The Reader's Digest Panoramic Camera is a plastic 35mm toy with a cropped panoramic frame of view. This chance find in a charity shop re-energized my photographic mojo and started me on the path to manual film camera enlightenment.
What do you do to an empty box or tin? Do you turn it into a vase? A place to put your knick-knacks in? How about into a musical instrument? Take look at what Brooklyn-based artist Barry Rust does to his collection, after the jump!
Have you ever taken a glass of water and mixed in everything you had under your sight? Well, what if you put in your film as well?
I'll be honest - I never had much luck with the Diana F+. I loved it the first time I used it, then it went downhill from there. I've been picking it back up recently, and well, I think I'm in love again!
This is a DIY twin lens plastic camera, it is fun to build and yields great results. You'll have the fun of building your own Twin Lens reflex, and then the pleasure of creating beautiful images with your creation.