Posts Tagged ‘buildityourself’
Build-it-yourself cameras can be both fun and educational. For photography types, a camera like the Konstructor or the Last camera makes for a fun weekend project that you can then take out on occasion when your inner hipster is calling, or give as a gift to a budding photo enthusiast.
Similarly, there’s a large community of people who love pinhole cameras, which they’ve made using everything from LEGOs to dumpsters. So what happens when those two worlds collide? You get the Original Pin. Read more…
We’ve featured build-it-yourself cameras before, but those DIY products aren’t often suitable for children. One in particular was made entirely from 3D-printed parts, a DIY SLR for crafty adults that would be both fun and educational to make.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based photographer Chris McVeigh is incredibly good at building camera replicas with LEGO pieces. Last month we featured his LEGO recreation of the Leico M9-P Hermes rangefinder camera.
In October of last year, we shared a beautiful wooden homemade TLR camera by photographer Kevin Kadooka. It was a personal project at the time, and we remarked that it could be wildly popular if Kadooka began selling the camera as a build-it-yourself kit.
Well, Kadooka has done just that: the product, named Duo, will soon hit the market as a camera you can assemble yourself (it’s like IKEA meets vintage photography).