Tag: camera making

Make the sliding box camera by Ty Guillroy
Making the Sliding Box Camera

Learn how to construct a camera in wood, dating back to the daguerreotype era.

Building a large format camera
Against all good advice: how to build a large format camera for wet collodion work at home

The unlikely story of how Elizabeth Graves built a large format camera, modified film holders by her own design to hold wet plates, mixed collodion chemistry without blowing up her home, used her garage door as a shutter, and (after several adjustments) got her homemade plates into a group gallery show in New York City.

Camera obscura
Adventures with multi-pinhole cameras

Malin Fabbri builds and tests multi-pinhole cameras. An excerpt from Diffusion magazine, volume II.

Lena Källberg
Lena Källberg – one of Sweden’s most dedicated pinheads

Lena Källberg is in constant search of new pinhole cameras and explores different ways of capturing images.

Brian J Krummel
The Pinhole Camera: 35 mm Matchbox

An extract from Brian J. Krummel’s new pinhole book The Pinhole Camera – A Practical How-To Book for Making Pinhole Cameras and Images.

Walter Crump
Pinhole photography – making a camera

An extract from Laura Blacklow’s book New Dimensions in Photo Processes written by Jesseca Ferguson and Walter Crump.

special effects lens
Cyclops – making a camera for effects

Jonathan Brewer sought a special effect in his images. Rather than altering the image he invented a new camera. Here is how.

Exploring simple lenses
Exploring simple lenses

Exploring Simple Lenses is a very practical book from John Evans, the author of Adventures with Pinhole and Home-made Cameras

From pinhole to print
From pinhole to print

Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. A beginner’s guide to pinholing. The quick and easy way to learn how to build a pinhole camera!

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