Polaroid TLR Project

Update:

www.vimeo.com/52979229

 

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My third serious camera build. This is the result of about two months of design and fabrication.

 

Specs:

Type: Twin lens reflex

Lenses: Mamiya-Sekor 105mm f/3.5 Chrome, pulled from C-series lens pair

Optics: Aluminized front-surface mirror, Ultra-Fine ground glass (Steve Hopf! [hopfglass.com]), Ebay fresnel screen

Media: 4.25" x 3.5" Instant Film

Focusing: Nylon rack and pinion, on stainless shoulder screws

Material: Laser cut birch plywood (Rich Gunderson! [laseredgecutters.com])

Finish: Minwax Polyurethane (exterior); Tamiya XF-01 (interior flocking)

Dimensions: 8.25" H x 5" W x 5.75" D (Including Polaroid back ,excluding protrusions)

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Taken on September 24, 2012