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Large Format LEGO!

We've all heard of the recent fad of LEGO digital cameras but a large format one is completely unheard of! Until now of course.

Photo from: carynorton.com

Great innovations are born out of crazy ideas and Cary Norton idea is as crazy as they come! He took a lot of LEGO pieces and made himself a working, honest to goodness large format 4×5 camera! This sure is amazing news as I’d wager that more than half of us are too intimidated to ever try large format. If you have spare LEGO pieces from your childhood or from your kids, why don’t you give it a try?

Curious about the output? Here’s one. It’s stunning!

Check out the in progress photos of building the rig in carynorton.com

Thanks to nation_of_pomation for this tip. Do you have a tip? Email us! Tips are considered articles where Lomography or analogue photography are featured.

written by cruzron

7 comments

  1. mattcharnock

    mattcharnock

    aces! right time to get the ;lego out!

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  2. basho

    basho

    This is tops! I wish I had one

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  3. fivedayforecast

    fivedayforecast

    Whatta whore, taking my idea! Well mines better once I get thie winding figured out!
    http://www.lomograph(…)lego-camera

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  4. stouf

    stouf

    I am drooling ... : )

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  5. gelibee

    gelibee

    It's so cute! :)

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  6. panpriatel

    panpriatel

    Oh!
    this is just great!!!
    I have to try this!

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  7. craftyweetzie

    craftyweetzie

    What a wonderful take on a 4x5!
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