Re: Little lens AND Toy cameras

From: PhotoGecko Austin ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/18/04-06:25:21 PM Z
Message-id: <5CC4A062-2165-11D9-8BD0-000393CAE390@photogecko.com>

Ryuji,

How, exactly, do you define this "optical assembly". . . . What IS it?
I don't really give a hoot about its intended application, but I might
give several hoots for its potential UNintended applications.

Come on. . . . share with the list. . . . What is it?

Regards,
John

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On Oct 18, 2004, at 7:13 PM, Ryuji Suzuki wrote:

> From: PhotoGecko Austin <gecko@photogecko.com>
> Subject: Re: Little lens AND Toy cameras
> Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 23:01:08 -0500
>
>> These are only made for 35mm models, but we're having great fun with
>> the one we bought last week. Kris, this might be just what you're
>> looking for!
>
> I just got an optical assembly which I can put in front of an existing
> camera lens to make the image fu*ked up like toy cameras. This optics
> is given a decent product name but I won't call it by its name because
> it's very crappy for its intended application. This is very nice,
> however, because I can put it on a digicam to take Halloween party
> pictures, on a 35mm SLR to burn a film with silly things, and on a MF
> camera for somewhat more serious work.
>
> I jsut got this and didn't figure out the best way to work with it.
> But here are some examples I just took on my desk:
>
> http://silvergrain.org/gallery/categories.php?cat_id=36
>
> I can adjust the degree of blur and distortion by changing the
> aperture of the main lens as well as the axis of mounting this optic
> in front of a regular lens. This "toy adapter" doesn't have any
> controllable dial.
>
> --
> Ryuji Suzuki
> "You have to realize that junk is not the problem in and of itself.
> Junk is the symptom, not the problem."
> (Bob Dylan 1971; source: No Direction Home by Robert Shelton)
>
Received on Mon Oct 18 18:25:46 2004

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