The Lubitel accepts 120 and 35mm film and features a glass lens for greater fidelity and sharpness than other toy cameras. These TLR cameras do require a bit more work and attention than the Holga and Diana do, and they require someone at the wedding to focus on the photography for a moment. But their retro design is sure to pique the interest of a number of wedding guests.
Start by using either a sheer white curtain or a white translucent shower curtain to diffuse the strong rays of sunlight coming in. Alternatively, you can also use wax or parchment paper and place it over the window to cut down the intensity of the light.
“Waiting up to an hour until an image had formed. While the process is unique, the results are incredible and even more so when you think of how Christoph Blaschke, Mirko Derpmann, Scholz & Friends Berlin, Matthias Hewing and the Hamburg sanitation department created this project with their work tools.”
“He picked up a Vest Pocket Kodak, mounted an M42 extension tube to the window on the back, and then that went on to a M42 to Canon EF adaptor, and the whole rig was attached to his 5D Mark II.”
Designer Niklas Roy developed a special kind of instant camera. He combined a Game Boy camera with a thermoprinter and pictures came out in real-time on paper that is usually used for bills and receipts. Now that’s funtography! Read on to see how he did it!
This dude made a LEGO Twin-lens reflex camera! MY HEAD IS EXPLODING!
Rolleiflex Box Camera. (via Letterology: Paper Fashions)
Photographer and explorer Kathrin Günter made an ever more elegant pinhole camera by going origami on a piece of photographic paper and turning it into a water bomb. (via Waterbomb Pinhole Camera | DIYPhotography.net)
How To Bake A Nikon Cake (via How To Bake A Nikon Cake | DIYPhotography.net)