Re: Fun!!! Large Format Lens Question. Low tech answer

From: J. Lehmus ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/26/05-02:52:17 PM Z
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On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Richard Knoppow wrote:

> > What would happen if you put the lenses over a pinhole?
> >
> There is a relationship between the position of a stop and
> the performance of a lens. In a very simple lens the
> introduction of a stop will reduce the spherical aberration
> and coma and reduce the effects of some other aberrations.
> Box cameras used simple meniscus lenses. A meniscus lens is
> one where both surfaces are curved the same way. There is an

I understand from the following that it might be possible to obtain
quality images with a homemade box camera with a lens from a simple
magnifying glass. Am I correct?

jlehmus + ttypl Feb 26 18:47 01:18 (
Received on Sat Feb 26 14:52:25 2005

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