Film photography looks like it’s really starting to make a comeback as we see more and more film projects that are starting to take flight. Take this amazing DIY pinhole camera designed by Kelly Angood as a case in point.
We’ve seen UK-based designer Kelly Angood’s handsome-looking Pinhole Hasselblad Camera last 2011 here in the community and it’s safe to say that it has wowed some members of our community. Utilizing open source plans and the DIY spirit of analogue lovers, Angood’s Pinhole Hasselblad boasted amazing looks with the matching 35mm shooting capabilities.
Now, she’s back with more. After successfully getting the funding for the Videre pinhole camera on Kickstarter, Angood created these unique-looking cardboard pinhole cameras as means to get back to the basic roots of analogue photography. The kit consists of cut-out cardboard pieces that can be assembled with just some glue and comes in a quirky-looking box (reminds me of a cute pizza box, really.)
Angood’s Videre pinhole camera shoots with 120 film but users can also download the 35mm version of the camera in PDF format from her website. It’s this kind of love for the basic tenets of photography that’s helping film get back on track.
You can see more of the Videre pinhole camera on Kelly Angood’s site.
All information and photos used in this article were sourced from Kelly Angood’s site and The Guardian.
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