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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Dirkon – Extra instructions It is very important to print the cut-out to the correct size, i.

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Very few good magazines were available and were difficult to get hold of, so people would borrow and exchange them when given the opportunity. The site has a gallery, instructions, tips and printable templates to make your own.

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Thanks for signing up. Pay homage to the roots of photography by crafting our own pinhole cameras and taking dreamy pictures through the “tiny eye”. Being a TV journalist and filmmaker has taken him to places some could only dream of, capturing truly inspiring stories along the way. Newsletter Stay inspired, keep making.

This is pretty cool. 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. It may not be the most practical of devices, but it works! It took me about 6 hours construction time.

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Dirkon Source of Information. Dirkon – Pinhole David discovered from the makers canera Dirkon that, even when it was published, people often came up with improvements on their model.

David added a ruler on each page so that he could check the size. This cmaera a really cool project! Please login to leave a comment. The name Dirkon is a play on words based on the combination of the parts of two words: Newsletter to keep you inspired with new projects and more product reviews.

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Keep it up hack a day you guys are doin great. Popular holiday toys in The Dirkon, a paper camera kit, was distrubuted through a magazine during a time when publications were controlled by the state. The design was significantly improved by sticking on a thin piece of metal with a hole, rather than making the hole in the paper, as described in the instructions.

If you know your history, you would be able to tell that the camera is from the distant past. This shows you can make a pinhole camera with some style. Definitely going to have to try this out this weekend when I get a bit of free time.

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