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A Ceramic Pinhole Camera That Looks Like an Old School Diving Suit

Potter and pinhole camera enthusiast Steve Irvine created the awesome camera above using fired stoneware, glaze, copper, and found objects. The shape and pressure gauges make it look like an old school diving suit from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Yes, the camera actually works: it uses a 4×5 sheet of photo paper as film.

Here’s a sample photograph Irvine shot of a garden lantern using a 2-minute-long exposure:

You can check out more of Irvine’s unique ceramic cameras here. He has also written up a step-by-step tutorial on how you can create you own.

(via F295 via Neatorama)