A Leica pinhole camera?

I do Leica bit of fudge when making a pincam …

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A wee pressie from my sister. She thought it was just a novelty tin of sweets but I knew what it really was … and I do Leica fudge or two when making a┬ápincam!

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Enticement
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Preparatory stage – hard work!
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Repurposing commences.
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Simple pinhole repurposing tool.
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The pinhole (RUFLI 0.3mm) … see my last blog for an explanation of RUFLI.
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Lightproofing materials, felt, paint and tape.
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Felt strip applied to lid.
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Flat black painted inner and baffle constructed from foamcore and tape.
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Inserting the baffle.
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The baffle also holds the photo paper in place.
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In camera the image is inverted and reversed.
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6-minute car journey exposure on Direct Positive paper.

Author: Donald Tainsh

A lifelong explorer of photography

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