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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Please check your email to confirm. No funny business, just a whole heap of Lomography love right to your inbox. Some continual tweaking adds to the fun and hopefully I can improves the results it yields. I chose to further pursue my career far away from them. Poke a hole in the foil with a needle, put the cap on your camera body and use it as if it were a manual lens. This shows you can make a pinhole camera with some style.

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Looks pretty good, although not really sure of the use besides novelty.

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By Phillip Torrone Phillip Torrone. SinceCzechoslovakia has been no more. Available in our Shop.

Pay homage to the roots of photography by crafting our own pinhole cameras and taking dreamy pictures through the “tiny eye”. Dirkon Source of Information. Take a look at this beautifully crafted paper pinhole camera inspired by the iconic Diana! That doesn’t mean we can’t relate to it, though. Huawei Mate 10 Pro specs surface. By using our website and services, you expressly agree to the placement of our performance, functionality and advertising cookies. Hailing from Indonesia, Lomo Cult is a self-confessed Lomography fanboy and one of our community’s most active members.

In the meantime, keep making stuff! 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.

The capital of Slovakia is only an hour away from Vienna by train so the trip turned out to be a wonderful idea. 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. BlackBerry smartphone with keyboard surfaces.

This is why the camera makes a certain generation of Czechs wax poetic. The site has a gallery, instructions, tips and printable templates to make your own. During the s, magazines published in Communist Czechoslovakia were diron by the state, like the majority of other enterprises.


I want to build one, but would rather save the headaches of poor card leading to crappy functionality. Please login to like. The name Dirkon is a play on words based on the combination of the parts of two words: The Dirkon, a paper camera kit, was distrubuted through a magazine during a time when publications were controlled by the state.

Honor 6C Pro surfaces. This is pretty cool. Ansel Adams actually discusses building pinhole cameras like this one in his book, The Camera, although not in nearly so much detail and without the handy schematics. And to rewind the film, to answer a question, I locked myself in a dark bathroom and rolled in back in manually. The beauty of having different languages is that some concepts are estranged from us. I made myself a pinhole camera out of a round Quaker Oatmeal box earlier this year.

If anyone is interested in other paper projects you can print out, try http: Welcome to the Make: Learn how your comment data is processed. A fully functional paper pinhole camera from Communist Czechoslovakia is revisited by an English student. The name Dirkon is a play on words based on the combination of the parts of two words: May 14th –