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#Photography #PinholeCamera #PaperNegative #DIY

Aperture: f/300 Image Size: 5” x 7” format Focal Length: 85mm

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#Photography #FILM #Leica #Summitar #IIIc

For almost 18 months now I have toyed with the idea of selling my Sony A7r mirrorless 36mp digital camera. I had initially bought this body around four years previously for the sole purpose of using legacy lenses, as it had the greatest range of 3rd party adaptors on the market available. It did that admirably...

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#Photography #PaperPrint #Darkroom #FED2a #fomapan #rodinal

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Part Three.

Mounting the Camera.

zero-two camera I've chosen a position on one of our outbuildings to mount the camera. A simple shelf created from a scrap piece of Larch is screwed to the soffit boards of the shed. I have gone with a simple piece of 10mm elastic bungee which is pretty strong to hold the camera in place, it in turn is fixed to the edge of the shelf on each side.

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Part Two.

Creating and Fixing the Pinhole.

zero-two camera This is the piece of brass shim in which you can just about make out the Pinhole. The piece is approx 25mm x 25mm and the pinhole is approx 0.3mm

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Part One.

Setting up the basic box.

zero-two camera The small W70mm x H75mm x D32mm box that the roll of 35mm film came in.

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I am in the early steps of creating another Pinhole Camera. utilising a small light tight plastic box that was originally used to store a 30m length of 35mm film.

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#Photography #FILM #Fomapan400 #FED2a #35mm

Just done a 7x5 print of my sisters Cocker Spaniel. Same roll of Fomapan 400, the one with the grain I don't like.... 😉 Chalk and cheese to the digital scan of the same image...! On paper this is a much better film.

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#Photography #FILM #RolleiRPX400 #YashicaMAT124G

Think I may have just rescued a boo-boo..!

Got my ratio's mixed up with mixing film developer..! Negatives look dense, but I guess better dense than thin..?

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#Photography #Darkroom #PaperPrint

3 very good prints today.

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