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LEGOtron Mark I Medium Format Camera: You Make Castles, Cary Makes Cameras

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While most of us are happy creating castles, spaceships and cars with LEGO bricks, Cary Norton decided to up the ante and build a 127mm 4×5 (medium format) film camera out of some spare LEGO bricks.

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The overall build is simple enough, but you’ll either need to salvage or buy some photo gear in order to complete your medium format LEGO camera. The lens is a 127mm ƒ4.7 he got on eBay for around 40 dollars, so building your own won’t break the bank.

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I’m kind of amazed that this thing actually takes photos, but it apparently works very well. The only question is: do I have enough bricks ready to make my own?

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[Photojojo via Gizmodo via DVice]







Comments (1):

  1. Dubbhist says:

    Not a medium format camera, it’s a large format camera (sheetfilm, 4×5).

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