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Building and Using a Self-Contained Box Camera


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In today's tutorial, we'll be taking an in-depth look a box camera. Box camera is a generic term for a primitive instant camera which uses photo paper to produce a negative and subsequently duplicate that negative to turn it into a final image. In short, it's a camera with a darkroom built inside of it.

You may have had some exposure to with them when The Afghan Box Camera Project went viral. We'll take a look at my custom built box camera, which varies quite a bit from any other camera I've seen. You'll also get a chance to see me take a photo of my vintage 1970s Garelli moped.

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