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Working 4×5 Camera Created with Lego


Photographer Cary Norton built a working 4×5 large format camera using Lego bricks, a 127mm lens he purchased for $40 on eBay, and a film holder and ground glass in the back.

Here’s what a chair looks like through the ground glass in the back of the camera:

What’s amazing is how good the image quality of the camera is:

For a more detailed look at how the camera was built, head on over to this post Norton’s website.

Image credits: Photographs by Cary Norton and used with permission