A paper pinhole camera published as a cut out in the 70’s in former Czechoslovakia, wich was distributed along with the magazine ABC. Dirkon Camera. now this is something. apparently back in the s when communism was all the rage, it was hard to get a hold of decent. The Dirkon pinhole 35mm camera is made entirely from paper cut from a template by designers Martin Pilný, Mirek Kolář and Richard.

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The Dirkon, a paper camera kit, was distrubuted through a magazine during a time when publications were controlled by the state. Dirkon – Pinhole David discovered from the makers of Dirkon that, even when it was published, people often came up with improvements on their model.

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BlackBerry smartphone with keyboard surfaces. I made one in summer school in about out of a Kodak ? That doesn’t mean we can’t relate to it, though. The beauty of having different languages is that some concepts are estranged from camea. May 14th – Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!


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Welcome to the Make: In the meantime, keep making stuff! He talks to us about his Lomography camera collection and his camera of choice, the Digkon X But first a few notes which David has jotted down after his experience with making it, which you might find useful. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Or the guts from an old digicam? I wonder if this idea could be extended to making a simple old movie camera like a Bolex the Dolex?

It was a black square box rubberbanded to a chunk of plastic — no class: Definitely going to have to try this out this weekend when I get a bit of free time. Dirkon – Original instructions For the patient among you, here are the instructions for making the Dirkon camera which you can download in Adobe PDF format. So he got hold of an old copy of ABC and set to work.

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Thanks for signing up. Dirkon – Extra instructions It is very important to print the cut-out to the correct size, i. You might also like these newsletters: Does somebody have a idea of the correct exposure times? This is pretty cool. xamera


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Some continual tweaking adds to the fun and hopefully I can improves the results it yields. Education How making is transforming learning.

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