Mini-pinhole rig.

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  1. Torus34

    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I've happened upon an old 35mm camera body originally designed for use with a microscope. The fp shutter includes a 'T' function. Over the next few days I'll fit the connecting tube [intended for body to eyepiece] with a pinhole and run some film through the rig.

    The small film area will force me to select subjects with a strong sense of form in the composition, I should think. Taking the inevitable blur of an enlargement to 5"x7" into account the images will be, er, different -- if nothing else.

    I'm smiling as I think of this as a counter-culture response to the drive for ever-sharper images now in vogue in the world of modern digital camera development.
     
  2. Dick Sanders

    Dick Sanders TPF Noob!

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    Sounds intriguing. Do share the results. And, yes, dumbing down the quality is refreshing!
     
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    christopher walrath No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    April 26th is World Pinhole Day. Our April issue is going to be dedicated to pinhole photography and is pretty much put together. I make 35mm pinhole cameras from matchboxes and I have laid it out in a step by step manner.
     
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    I'd like to see the results from this experiment, as well. ;)
     

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