Model Of The Month: Brownie Reflex Camera

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  1. PaperAir

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    I found this model in google sketch up.The designer is Mike Connealy.I transfered the file into Pepakura Design and unfolded it.I made the object to tall so I will have to redo it at a later date.I unfolded the camera and remved thr flaps.The rearanged the parts so they wuold fit the page sizes and be less pages.Then printed it out on cut up poster paper.I made flaps where i thought it was required. 001.JPG
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    022.JPG A few more details and this one will be done.
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    The size this one is at is 8 inches tall .The camera is supost to be 4 1/2 inches tall.
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    Nice, really. I like the details, as the window for the frame number :) I used to photograph on this (pretty similar) thing i got from my grandfather...
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    Medium format roll film, 6 cm wide, 12 square frames... Perhaps I will try it again, but the pictures are quite expensive, if you take together the price of the material and the processing...
    I cannot resist asking - will this be a pinhole camera (as it very much could be) or only display thing?
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    It will be display.And thank you .
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    I actually own one of these cameras. Mine is a Hassleblad copy, but a fine camera in it's own right. The Negatives are absolutely huge!! I was recently offer a nice sum of money for it. I wonder how long they will keep making film for it. I was told they are still used in many professional settings?!? :)
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    I,ve seen a couple brownie ones for $20.00
    on ebay.
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    I spent the time resizing the camera to find out I,m out of ink.LOL When I can afford the ink later in the month I,ll rebuild it at the correct size of 4 1/2 tall.Allso I want make the viewer abul to open and close.This camera I believe takes 127 film. 5343915788_3910dabc1b.jpg
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    Congratulations!! :):thumb:
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    Thanks.
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    Ok got the model printed out in the correct size will be building it again this weekend .And will be posting pictures as I go .
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    Thank you.
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    Left the top middle open for the flip up view finder. 005.jpg

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    003.JPG I,m using recycled instructions paper for the model.
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    003.JPG lock and latch done
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    006.JPG The bottom