Pinhole Camera Built Using an Old Kodak Developing Tank

2013-06-25

Photography enthusiasts have been abuzz over the handiwork of a Filmwasters community member: a pinhole camera made out of an old Kodak film tank. Curious? Read on to find out more!

A few days ago, a member of the Filmwasters forum unveiled the results of a cool project: a pinhole camera made using some interesting elements such as the front piece of an old Kodak developing tank and Harman Pinhole camera lens. We think it’s a charming handiwork, and we’ll definitely keep an eye out for forum member damiand ’s photos shot using the pinhole camera. Take a look at the camera below:

What about the specs of this camera, you ask? It’s a 4×5 camera with a focal length of 72mm, aperture of f/206, and pinhole diameter of 0.35.

What about you, what do you think of this DIY pinhole camera? Share your insights with us and comment below!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-25 #news #lomography #pinhole-camera #news #filmwasters #diy #pinhole

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