Thursday, May 04, 2006

New Rare Camera in my Repertoire

I bought this rare homemade camera recently and finally got around to trying it out. I went to the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday and then went to Disneyland on Wednesday. It is made of wood and has the shutter from a large format camera and a 35mm Pentax lens. It creates very unique looking images. The camera back is from an old Graflex 120 camera. The great thing about the camera is it has a Polaroid back so once you have the correct exposure you just pop on the film back and shoot away and you know you've got the shot.
Here are a couple of Polaroids. I hope to somehow integrate this camera into my wedding work. Haven't tried shooting a person with it yet. That will be next.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi! Zoe here. Nifty camera! Definitely unique. That little scope on top makes it look like it's for spying purposes, heh.

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