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Hasselblad - © John Neel

A Hasselblad Returns

I was recently given the beautiful Hasselblad above by my dear friend,…… American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War: Carole Gallagher, a startling look at the effects of atomic fallout from the nuclear testing in the American West on those people who lived downwind. Carole’s beautiful black and white photographs taken of the victims and families who were affected by radioactive contamination are a dramatic account of their involuntary participation in the atomic age.

Completed Assembly
120 film rolls
Loop through slits
Glue together

120 Matchbox Pinhole Project – Part 7 – Install Pinhole

This is the seventh of a number of posts that will be devoted to the construction and the use of my 120 Matchbox Pinhole Camera. In the last post, we created our pinhole. In this post, we will attach it to the inside front…

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Pinhole Shutter 2014
The interior schematic
Matchbox -  John Neel

120 Matchbox Pinhole Project – Part 1

The only thing I knew at that point was that that a large size matchbox has the same height dimension as a roll of 120 film. I also realized that 120 film which does not have a cassette, would require a much more robust system to make it function in this setup.

Detail

Crazy Resolution – Fotodiox RhinoCam = Resolution for the Masses

    The RhinoCam When it comes to pixels, if you want to make big images, the more you have the better. As discussed in a few previous posts (see links below),…