Snow day continued

Such an awesome time! Snow ball fights, rolling giant snow balls into a lake, and the astounding beauty of London covered in white. I took a bunch of pictures. Here they are.

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Matchbox Pinhole Camera

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I love this, and I have to make one!

Here’s my latest contraption which uses 35mm film to provide square images of 24 x 24mm. Using this size means that you can get up to 50 exposures on a standard roll of 36 exposure film. Now that’s what I call economy!The image edges suffer from distortion that gives a “Diana” quality to the pictures. In fact, the images look very “toy camera” like indeed, except that the pinhole allows some really good close ups due to the DOF of the pinhole.

It’s also costs pretty much nothing to build – certainly a lot cheaper than a $100 Diana off ebay!

The results look pretty great:

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And there’s plenty more pinhole eye-candy at his Flickr pool.