Rolls 3 & 4: A New Pinhole – A Different Perspective

In the quest for the best 3Dprintable pinhole camera, the Schlaboratory Mindtrust have released the source files for a clever little box that anyone can assemble. The body consists of four interlocking parts, with a greatly reduced vitamin count. In a nod to tradition and practicality, Gaffer tape replaces bolts for a number of assembly…

Roll 35.1, 35.2, 35.3: the Kaiju – A 6X18 Panoramic Pinhole Camera

Here, at the Schlaboratory, our scientists are constantly searching for new ways to leverage 3D printing to the very narrow application of pinhole photography.  Earlier this summer, a breakthrough wide angle panoramic design, the Kaiju Pinhole Gamera, was released to the wild.  At this writing, I believe I have the only two representative samples of…

Roll 8: A Wider Shade of Pinhole

Film: Kodak Ektar 120 film – ISO 100 Camera: terraPin 6X9 3D printed pinhole camera, 40mm, f/174 I have greatly been enjoying wider angles in my pinhole photography, and my terraPin 6X6 recently evolved to a wider 6X9. Of course, the format size is wider, but the angular width of the photo is actually a function of “focal…

Roll # 7: Pinhole with Expired Film

Film: Konica VX100 color 120 film -Expired (1998?) Camera: terraPin 6X6 3D printed pinhole camera, 50mm, f/167 I got a dozen or so rolls of expired Konica VX100 120 color film with an eBay auction.  How this film was stored and treated was a complete mystery, and I have been procrastinating on shooting it.  A little Internet research revealed…

Roll #6: Wannabes and Slide Film

Film: Velvia 50 transparency film – 135 Camera: Voigtländer R3A, Jupiter-8, f/2, 50mm About fifteen years ago, I spent some quality time with a Leica IIIf.  In addition to a couple of fast (and pricey) Leitz lenses, I amassed a small eBay collection of working Russian lenses by Jupiter and Industar.  Even though I had invested in a…