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Another Pinhole Camera with spring back. Focal length 35mm F140 extremely wide angle for 4X5 film. Included is a photo taken with the camera
Mar 13, 2009
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#1 posted 03-13-2009 07:34 PM
That’s very cool!
Where do you get the film?
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 03-13-2009 07:55 PM
Very nice. An interesting picture.
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#3 posted 03-13-2009 08:28 PM
Very cool indeed…would really like to see some images from this box…...
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#4 posted 03-13-2009 08:42 PM
Wow very cool, I build a pin hole camera in scouts a long time a go out of a shoe box, didn’t get as good as results with it as you did with the pictures. Hope you write some more on your camera, maybe a blog, I think its a great project.
-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/
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#5 posted 03-13-2009 08:56 PM
I thought pin hole cameras by definition had only a pin hole. Looks like yours has a lens??
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#6 posted 03-13-2009 09:05 PM
This is absolutely so very cool ! I thought of a lot of things to make out of wood that normally isn’t, but not a camera. I have got to make one for my Uncle. He’s a professional photographer and he would flip over it. (hope you don’t mind me using your ideal, I promise I wont use you design.) Thank You for posting.
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#7 posted 03-13-2009 10:17 PM
What a very cool and interesting project!
-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA
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#8 posted 03-13-2009 11:11 PM
Where do you plug in the memory stick? ;)
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#9 posted 03-13-2009 11:14 PM
That is awesome! Just the other day I was just holding a piece of poster board in line with a hole in my shop wall looking at the inverted image, and was wondering how those cameras were made. (I’ve heard of them, but not seen a picture) Not only are you an excellent craftsman…you have ESP!
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#10 posted 03-18-2009 08:25 PM
your cameras are awesome, i would love to make one.
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#11 posted 06-04-2009 08:53 PM
Sweeet! I like the simplicity and the prize that awaits.It might be really great or just a Cracker Jacks prize,but fun all the same.Your design and workmanship are superb!Thanks for sharing these.
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#12 posted 06-04-2009 10:57 PM
I always thought also what you said Joe about this perhaps not being strictly by definition a pinhole camera,however I should like to learn exactly what it is. It looks like a small lens camera..Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
#13 posted 06-04-2009 11:47 PM
Really, there is not a lens. Just a tiny hole drilled in brass shim attached to the back of washer painted black.
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#14 posted 06-05-2009 12:01 AM
very cool an unique good build
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#15 posted 06-05-2009 12:51 AM
What threw me off was the specification for the focal length and F stop. Wasn’t aware that a pin hole could be spec’ed out like that. Also your treatment around the pin hole kind of looked like a lens from afar.
Good job. A real small hole, in a real thin substrate has virtually no distortion or other problems that “real” lenses suffer from.
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