A few weeks back we shared a tutorial on how to convert your old film camera into a background projector (AKA Cookie Projector). Seems like this project grabbed a lot of attention, with one comment that kept coming back over and over: “Why Kill The Poor Camera?“
Even a reference from Strobist seems to hint that if one goes through the agonizing process of un-hinging the back of a camera, they should “use it for good“.
Of course the initial intent was to use a camera that is unserviceable (as RC Hill did with the project we featured), yet, there had to be another way, a way that does not involve un-hinging or pliering the back of a camera. And indeed there is. (or actually Are, as there are two solutions found).*
(* no cameras were heart while making this post) [Read more…]