I decided to show my little collection of large format lenses. And I smuggled a few 6×7 cm lenses in too. About half of these lenses are barrel lenses, meaning they have no shutter. But, you can shoot them pretty easily if you’re shooting black and white film. I plan on making a video showing how to shoot them that way, it’s really simple and much fun too!Continue reading “Expanding the herd”
Pinhole photography had intrigued me for quite some time before I finally decided to build my own camera.Continue reading “4×5 inch home-built ‘The Lartigue’ pinhole camera”
So what do you do when you get bored while recovering from a burn out? And you want to take it slow?
In my case, I built a camera by myself. And called it the CooperCam, since my family name translates to Cooper in English.
It took some thinking, some simple parts from the local home depot warehouse, some dumb luck and an old brass barrel lens that I’d found online for petty cash.
There’s a few differences between the Pacemaker Speed Graphic and the Anniversary Speed Graphic. I wasn’t aware of those (quite essential) differences and bought the ‘wrong’ camera for a lens on lens board that I own, thus ending up with both models.
Which is your benefit, since it allowed me to do a side-by-side comparison!