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wooden TLR polaroid camera by kevin kadooka
nov 08, 2012
wooden TLR polaroid camera by kevin kadooka


wooden polaroid twin-lens reflex camera by kevin kadooka

all images © kevin kadooka

 

crafted out of laser cut birch plywood, portland-based photographer and engineering student kevin kadooka has designed a twin-lens reflex camera. the set-up uses a mamiya-sekor 105mm f/3.5 chrome lens and incorporates a rotatable polaroid back for shooting 4.25 x 3.5 inch instant film. still untitled, the project utilizes a folding wrist level view finder with an aluminized front-surface mirror for ultra-fine ground glass compositions, that can be focused with a custom nylon rack and pinion on stainless shoulder screws.

 

 

wooden polaroid twin-lens reflex camera product views

 

 

polaroid TLR prototype

video courtesy kevin kadooka

 

 

assembly process

 

 

sample photography taken with the TLR camera

 

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