A Camera with X-Ray Film

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Do you want to know a large format camera that uses X-ray film? A photographer has created a handmade camera for personal use and the results are fantastic. Be sure to know.

Darren Samuelson is a photographer who has decided to build his own large format camera (DIY). The film used is none other than the one used in X-rays. We assume that the cost of each photo is high, the level of the results is, too. The only drawback to this particular camera is its mobility. Despite this, no doubt Darren can take it to anywhere (including Greece).

Images from darrensgreatbigcamera.com

Now let’s take a look at some of his works with this camera:

Images from darrensgreatbigcamera.com

This interesting project has its own website where you can get to know the camera in question. Do not miss the interesting video about Dani testing the camera outdoors.

In addition, Darren Samuelson has a personal page where you can learn more about his work.

written by jesushp on 2011-09-30 in #news #gran-formato #x-ray #big-format #camara #analogica #rayos-x
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5 Comments

  1. slumbrnghok
    slumbrnghok ·

    Very cool. I would love a large format camera but I think that's maybe a wee bit off yet.

  2. roxanneross
    roxanneross ·

    this sounds so so interesting!

  3. lilo
    lilo ·

    Insanely cool pictures, gorgeous contrast! A project to keep an eye on!

  4. nation_of_pomation
    nation_of_pomation ·

    This is awesome! If only you could see inside buildings with it! Although, I'm pretty sure concrete is impenetrable at a certain thickness.

  5. feelux
    feelux ·

    Awesome!

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