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This is a 3D-Printed Pistol Grip for the Olympus Air



The Olympus Air camera is the commercial version of the Olympus Open Platform Camera (OPC), which people are making all kinds of hardware and software projects for.

A strange new one is the Open Platform Grip, a 3D printed gun-style grip that lets you point and shoot a “camera pistol” to take pictures.


The creators say that the design is perfect for the viewfinder-less Olympus Air, allowing photographers to aim and frame shots without having to look at any display.


You can even add a tactical sight to the top as a composition aid:


Here are some sample photos captured with the camera and grip:


The grip also allows you to carry your camera around on a gun holster-style attachment on a belt.


This grip was given a special jury award at the OPC Hack & Make Awards 2015. If you own an Olympus Air and would like to print a grip for yourself, you can buy the files over at DMM.make.

(via DMM.make via Photo Rumors)