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$25,000 Holga

Posted October 22, 2009 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Holga-Cam of the Apocalypse by RoFi Mike. Made without any cutting, the “Holga-Cam of the Apocalypse” is the product of my love for low-tech experimentation and obsession with cutting edge technology. There are more descriptions and photos of the camera itself in this set, and photos from the camera in the Holgapocalyptiphotos set. The camera […]

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Kiev 88 user manual PDF

Posted February 9, 2009 in Kit/Equipment

Jonathan Block just made a PDF of the user manual for the Kiev 88 medium format camera. This is the only copy I’ve seen available online. Other Kiev info at Kievaholic

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New Fujifilm medium format film camera?

Posted January 25, 2008 in Product News

According to Photography BLOG, Fujifilm will display a prototype of a new medium format camera at PMA this year (the Photo Marketing Association trade show), which runs from 31 Jan – 2 Feb, 2008. They say that “details … are scarce at the moment, so we’ll try and get more info for you next week […]

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Lex35/Vivitar T100 35mm crapcam lens on 9×12

Posted September 28, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Bosse Blomqvist pulled the lens off a Lex35 and put it on a 4×5 camera with a medium format 9x12cm back. Above is the somewhat surprising result: the coverage is far bigger than I’d have expected! Bosse writes: Had to check out how the magnificient Lex 35 would behave as a large format camera, or […]

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Adjustable height medium format scanner film holder

Posted June 5, 2006 in Kit/Equipment + Product News

BetterScanning.com, maker of the well-received "MF Film Holderä" medium format film holder for flatbed scanners, has just released an adjustable height version. Why adjustable height? The focus of most flatbeds (the Epson Rs, anyway) is supposed to be set at 1mm above the glass for scanning transparencies, but in reality, the true focal point can […]

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