LF LEGO kamera

Discussion in 'Camera Building, Repairs & Modification' started by Falkenberg, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. Falkenberg

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    Have any of You made or seen a LF camera made of LEGOs ?

    Best regards
    Mikkel
     
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    Could be an interesting project - start off doing just a tailboard style with fixed front standard. I'd be a bit concerned about light-tightness though. Legos are not precision-machined, and I think it would be pretty easy to have light-leaks between the blocks, especially on the vertical faces.
     
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    They are also not truly opaque.
     
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    in my school, we once made pinhole cameras of LEGO.. large format too.

    you have to put some black thick cardboard inside the "camera" to keep it light proof....

    but it is FUN
     
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    somewhere on the innernet, I saw someone with a pinhole lego. I think it was a link buried deep in www.toycamera.com/forum (or onfal.com older forum)
     
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    I've made a pinhole out of LEGO about a year ago. Surely is a ***** to lightproof. I wanted something worthwhile and was kinda nice (aka didn't fall apart), so I gave up. But I came up with some cool designs of cameras!
     
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    could You post some of Your designs ?
     
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    I made one from foamcore. Gaffer's tape made it light-tight. That's probably easier to work with than the black cardboard.