La Guillotine Camera, A.K.A The Adidas Camera

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Want to create Lomo-movies but with medium format? I'll shake your hand first for having so much money but here's the solution: La Guillotine Camera, A.K.A The Adidas Camera

Photo from Steven Monteau

The most apt description for this camera would be “The Supersampler on drugs”. That’s the long and short of it. I won’t bore you with sentences and sentences of how awesome it is. You already know it is. Let’s get on to how to make it with these diagrams provided by the designer Steven Monteau.

The components

The shutter

A sliding front facade

The lenses

The back lid

Catch all that? Once you have all the materials ready, it’s time to dive in straight to making the camera. Here are a couple of video teasers on how it works and what the finished product will look like. For in depth instructions on how to make it, head on over to DIY Photography

written by cruzron on 2013-09-20 in #gear #tipster #tipster #diy #camera

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