07.05.12 by Jeff

How to use an Afghan box camera

How to use an Afghan box camera
I love the ingenius way Qalam Nabi focuses this camera and his little eye hole for watching the image develop. This video also gets bonus points for having an intermission.

Watch the video below!

via: vimeo staff picks













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • The country of my parents… war torn & destroyed, yet this video brings a smile to my face. No matter how rough the situation, creation never dies. BEAUTIFUL. Thanks for sharing Jeff.

  • Alistair Pett

    intermission music by anonymous? bit odd

  • Christopher Clark

    How did he make two negatives at once?
     

    • Kevin

       he needed a double negative to get a positive?





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