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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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And to rewind the film, to answer a question, I locked myself in a dark bathroom and rolled in back in manually. Panasonic Lumix GH5 review with firmware v2.

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Take your lenses damera as we celebrate World Pinhole Day! Email required Address never made public. Your changes have been saved. But first a few notes which David has jotted down after his experience with making it, which you might find useful. By Phillip Torrone Phillip Torrone. Please login to leave a comment. Dirkon – Pinhole David discovered from the makers of Dirkon that, even when it was published, people often came up with improvements on their model.

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.


So he got hold of an old copy of ABC and set to work. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Some digkon tweaking adds to the fun and hopefully I can improves the results it yields. In the meantime, keep making stuff! Notify me of new posts via email. David added a ruler on each page so that he could check the size.

During the s, magazines published in Communist Czechoslovakia were controlled by the state, like cmera majority of other enterprises.

If the paper isn’t entirely opaque, you need to stick very thin black paper underneath the important sections so that no light gets into the camera.

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It was a black square box rubberbanded to a chunk of plastic — no class: The camera must be cut out of stiffer paper than ordinary office paper or thin card. Very few good magazines were available and were difficult to get hold of, so people would borrow and durkon them when given the opportunity.

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The Dirkon, a paper camera kit, was distrubuted through a magazine during a time when publications were controlled by the state. New BlackBerry phone coming up. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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MAKE, popular science, hackaday, engadget, fallon, braincraft Dirk- is the beginning of the Czech word dirka — pinhole, and -kon is the end of the name of a well-known Japanese camera. The site has a gallery, instructions, difkon and printable templates to make your own. This is why the camera makes a certain generation of Czechs wax poetic. You can of course use any 35 mm film, even colour.

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