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This is my Pinhole Camera (Science Museum Kit)

My dad bought me a pinhole camera kit from a car boot sale.  It’s made by Science Museum and is a plastic kit that fits together very simply. You make the pinhole for the exposure using aluminium foil and so

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This is my Fuji Instax 200 Camera

This is my Fuji Instax 200 camera. I always wanted an instant camera when I was a kid.  There’s something magical about seeing that photo develop in front of your eyes. I wanted a polaroid but the news that polaroid

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Blue Sky Drain Pipe – Split-Cam (Photography)

See this photo large [PHOTO] Blue Sky Drain Pipe – SplitCam, 35mm Fuji Superia 400

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This Is My Splitcam

The very cheap, very plastic Split-Cam Camera.  Made by Accoutrements – specialists it seems in plastic novelty kitsch.  They also make the Quad Cam (4 images on each 35mm frame like the lomography Action Sampler) and the Pop Cam (like the Quad but each

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Invisible Cat #1 – Holga (Photography)

  See this photo large [PHOTO] Invisible Cat – Holga FN, Fuji Superia 400 Invisible Flyman number 1 – courtesy of a double exposure.  First shot was Fly lying on the grass, second was of the grass and rug.

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This Is My Brownie Hawkeye Flash

This is my Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash (BHF).  You don’t get an idea of scale from these photographs but it’s surprisingly cute. It only takes 620 film – the plastic spools on the modern 120 films are too big to

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This Is My Holga

Finally I have photos of all my cameras (to date) to show to you. This is my Holga.  It’s a Holga FN which means it has an inbuilt flash. The gaffer tape around each side (and there’s a small piece

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First Roll of Film – Duaflex II

The second of my collection of vintage 620 film cameras I loaded with film was my Duaflex II. Again I used a roll of 400asa Fuji Superia 120 film respooled onto a 620 spool.  And again it was a clumsy

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Duaflex II – Vintage Camera 620

[PHOTO] Duaflex II – taken with Nikon D40 Here is the second of my vintage cameras a Kodak Duaflex II. Freshly cleaned today (instructions further down this blog post).  His only flaw is the top piece of covering has come

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Kodak Twin 20 – Vintage Camera 620

Inspired by TTV or Through The Viewfinder photography I decided to get myself a vintage camera.  Once I learnt you can respool 120 film onto 620 spools to let these old 620 cameras live again – well I got even

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Rachel Groves, Artist
Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK