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Chris Keeney offers custom MintyCam pinhole cameras

Posted April 24, 2007 in Pinhole + Product News

Experimental photographer and camera builder Chris Keeney (whom I recently had the pleasure of interviewing) is now offering custom, hand-made MintyCams, which are pinhole cameras made from Altoids mint tins. Keeney writes: For those of you that are interested in the mintycam, but aren’t sure you want to go to all the trouble of painting, [...]

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Weird pinhole camera roundup

Posted June 20, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Pinhole

Chris Keeney's Spamera pinhole camera

The great thing about making cameras is that they’re really dead simple: box + light detector (film or sensor) + hold for light = camera. When there’s no lens involved, there’s heaps of room for creativity. While many people opt for more traditional materials like wood, metal, foamcore, or modify an existing camera, some people go all out.

Here’s a [doubtless incomplete] roundup of some of the stranger things I’ve seen people make pinhole cameras out of, to date…

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