Re: Home made Lenses ( was Large Format Lens Question. Low tech answer)

From: Halvor Bjørngård ^lt;>
Date: 02/27/05-08:58:14 AM Z
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John Cremati wrote:
> The book "Primitive Photography : A Guide to Making Cameras, Lenses,
> and Calotypes
> by Alan Greene is just excellent with a full chapter on making a home made
> primitive lens and the likes I recomend this book highly for this subject
> matter ..... They use PVC pipe for thier barrel material and take you thru
> the whole process step by step................

I did find that book a bit high tech, had hoped for an explanation on
how to make the lens elements myself:) get a pice of lens glass and
start grinding, is it?

Does anyone know any source / book explaining this?

Received on Sun Feb 27 08:58:27 2005

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