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earlj
04-22-2005, 06:03 PM
Here is my new camera. My favorite craft store was out of the black on black foamcore, so I bought the white/black. I found out that it is not opaque, so I had to line the inside with black felt. The film holder is an old wooden model that I purchased on ebay. The image on the front is an inkjet print of one of my pinhole pictures on a pressure-sensitive clear polyester.

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10ajpg_9256.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10ajpg_9256.jpg)

earlj
04-22-2005, 06:04 PM
Another view

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earlj
04-22-2005, 06:05 PM
. . .and another

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10ejpg_1520.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10ejpg_1520.jpg)

earlj
04-22-2005, 06:08 PM
. . .and last, with the lens cap (shutter) off.

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10cjpg_4989.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/8x10cjpg_4989.jpg)

bino
04-22-2005, 06:46 PM
Beautifull camera, Earlj! I like that you have this pinhole picture on the front, It is the one you have uploaded here?
Earlj, you use two "?" (don`t know the english word :)) to press the film-holder to the camera. Is there velcro fastening, to do that? Is velcro fastening a good idea?

This camera will make much wonderfull pictures, I`m sure!
Bino

earlj
04-22-2005, 07:00 PM
bino - the film holder is kept in place with two pieces of wood molding held in place by velcro strips. It works on my 4X5 camera, so I tried it here. This camera is temporary until I decide if I like the 100 mm focal length. Then, I plan to make a camera of wood. The image is in the f295 book submissions.

dokola
04-22-2005, 07:10 PM
Nice, very thanks,
now im bulding camera too. This is very inspiring.


The film holder is an old wooden model I have too. (I dont buy, it is Is it eliminated subject of my schools. )

Daryl
04-22-2005, 09:52 PM
Bravo! Earl!

You will love 8x10 - but don't neglect your other cameras.

earlj
04-22-2005, 10:38 PM
Daryl: I am meeting Tom Miller on Sunday, and I will be armed with 2 sheets of 8X10, 10 sheets of 4X5 with two focal lengths, and a roll each of color and B&W 120. So I will be loaded for bear (and elephant and wildebeest as well).

But you are right - I love those big negs! Too bad the film costs so much. I guess it helps focus the mind when choosing and composing the shot.

taco
04-23-2005, 06:06 PM
Daryl: I am meeting Tom Miller on Sunday,.... So I will be loaded for bear
Loaded for bear or loaded with beer ? ;D
taco

earlj
04-23-2005, 06:58 PM
Taco, have you met Tom? I don't think that he will be drinking during the shoot. Either way, there will be many images captured on film. I will post my WWPD entry only to the site, to here. If any others are worthy, I will share with f295. I will look for your contribution to the proceedings.

Have a great pinhole day, Wolfgang! And everyone else as well!

Daryl
04-23-2005, 11:22 PM
I will be armed with 2 sheets of 8X10, 10 sheets of 4X5 with two focal lengths, and a roll each of color and B&W 120. So I will be loaded for bear (and elephant and wildebeest as well).

Good job! and good luck! You're sufficiently armed! Go bag 'em!
I'm just thankful that we might have sun here tomorrow - the forecast has been for rain, rain and more rain. Hope I don't have to set something up "in the studio".