Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Week 178 - Lancaster Instantograph

Lancaster Instantograph by pho-Tony
Lancaster Instantograph, a photo by pho-Tony on Flickr.
This folding plate camera belongs to my brother-in-law. The patent dates from 1898, and the camera was probably made a couple of years after this, making it the oldest camera I have used so far. In the absence of plates, I considered using photographic paper as a negative, but opted in the end to use a 120 rollfilm back that came with the ICA camera that I used in week 52,

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