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The evolution of a keyring.

When I received the Lomo fisheye keyring, the first thing I did was to accidentally break off the lens. So, while glue-ing it back, I noticed the keyring body was empty. Since then, every time I was to use my keys, I used to view, look and, sometimes, stare at the little Lomo, thinking that it was a waste of space to leave the keyring empty… Next step was to let the object to evolve into a pinhole camera.

I had to break the keyring open and divide it into its single parts. After extracting the lens I had to fit in a very little pinhole (0.2mm) and line the camera with a black pasteboard ring, to avoid light to slip in.

Working in the dark room I carved small pieces of photographic paper, taped them into keyring’s whole body and closed my new pinhole camera. After that, still secluded in the dark room, I rapidly flashed on my face, while pointing at me with the camera.

When I felt that the process was over, I developed the photographic paper until little images appeared on the negative. With a scanner I enlarged and turned to positive the images.

From now on, I can proudly say I have the littlest working Lomo pinhole camera of everything!

The next step is to find LC-A, Diana and Lubitel keyrings. Coming soon!

written by francescco

32 comments

  1. fash_on

    fash_on

    that's sooo amazing!! brilliant :D

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  2. kerpella

    kerpella

    WHOAAAA! Awesome!!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  3. naqi

    naqi

    wow..very creative!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  4. leendabob

    leendabob

    hehe, you veli cool

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  5. cyan-shine

    cyan-shine

    OMG This r0xX0rs!!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  6. maxwellmaxen

    maxwellmaxen

    you are my hero! :)

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  7. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    AMAZING!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  8. kamiraze

    kamiraze

    Spy cam!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  9. beni

    beni

    WAW

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  10. pietrone

    pietrone

    you're a wizard!!!!!!!!!!!

    about 4 years ago · report as spam
  11. neurodiaz

    neurodiaz

    Incredible, WOW.

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  12. falsedigital

    falsedigital

    This is the silliest thing I have ever seen but at the same time pretty awesome that you actually did that. You know, it may be a world record for the smallest film pinhole camera in the world. You should look into that!

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  13. falsedigital

    falsedigital

    P.S. - It totally reminds me of the phone from zoolander: http://edibleapple.c(…)lander1.jpg

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  14. stouf

    stouf

    Ho finally this is posted ! Congrats it's brilliant !

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  15. homer

    homer

    That's amazing, I've just been celebrating making pinhole cameras out of old business cards but now I see this I'm looking at my Diana keyring in a new light

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  16. discodrew

    discodrew

    So impressive! Anything is possible with Lomography!

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  17. sage495

    sage495

    Holy Christ! This is insaaaaane! Photographic genius right there...

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  18. ahleng90

    ahleng90

    i've seen this on flickr...your flickr maybe? ;P awesome job done here :)

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  19. metzgor

    metzgor

    crazy dude!

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  20. ratonchuelo

    ratonchuelo

    good job!!!!

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  21. chaoticsense

    chaoticsense

    AWESOME!

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  22. dont_think

    dont_think

    could that be the world's smallest pinhole camera?

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  23. chocomento

    I think the smallest pinhole camera was made out of a pine nut. But this is still really cool :D
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  24. pussylove

    pussylove

    Awesome!

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  25. littlekoala

    littlekoala

    amazing!

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  26. somapic

    somapic

    i´m super stoked! great!

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  27. francescco

    francescco

    thank you all! @chocomento, I made the camera in a pine nut too! :) see on www.francescocapponi.it
    almost 5 years ago · report as spam
  28. chocomento

    @francescco ah, no way! awesome! it's one of my favourites. :D
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  29. mojo_lomo

    mojo_lomo

    fantastic!

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  30. federiico

    federiico

    You are a genius!!
    Congratulations!

    over 3 years ago · report as spam
  31. moonormoon

    moonormoon

    fresh idea.respect

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  32. iamtheju

    iamtheju

    I have no words to describe how cool this is!

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