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35mm Altoids Mint Tin Pinhole Camera

Photographer Chris Keeny came up with a nifty design for a pinhole camera made using an Altoids mint tin. It’s pretty fancy too, utilizing a re-loadable film take-up spool that uses a metallic turn key to advance the film.

Here are some sample photographs made with the camera:

Keeny has written a DIY guide book with step-by-step instructions for making this camera (and others with things like cigar boxes, suitcases, and minivans). If you don’t want to spend time making your own, you can buy one directly from Keeny’s website for $33.

MintyCam 35mm Film Pinhole Camera [Chris Keeny]


 
  • Erin Wilson

    I picked up the book a couple weeks ago, though haven’t had a chance to try any of the project ideas yet. ¬†Beautiful book though. ¬†Looking forward to making some images of my own.