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Graham, Ethan, and Nick talk about modifying and building cameras. Look for episodes on the 7th and 21st of each month.

Homemade Camera Podcast Nick, Ethan and Graham

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 8 Ratings

Graham, Ethan, and Nick talk about modifying and building cameras. Look for episodes on the 7th and 21st of each month.

    E76 Old Timey Podcast

    E76 Old Timey Podcast

    Ethan is away making magic in New York City so Nick and Graham go old school with a chatty old-timey podcast. They talk about what they've been doing since the last show, Graham's new Franken Holga 3D Stereo abomination to make pictures no one can figure out, the arrival of Nick's Lomograflok back for Instax Wide, Nick's appearance on Cameraocity (Cocaine and Waffles), and what a sustainable analog future might look like. 


    Thanks to Robbie Cribbs of Sound Trap Studios (https://soundtrapstudios.com/Sound_trap_studios/Home.html) for letting us use the music. 

    • 1 hr 19 min
    E75 David Hancock and His Pinhole cCameras

    E75 David Hancock and His Pinhole cCameras

    In Episode 75, we talk to David Hancock about his Kickstarter for a set of 4 different pinhole cameras, his YouTube channel, and why bamboo is a great building material. 


    Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/davidmhancock/large-format-pinhole-cameras-to-build-at-home


    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/hancockDavidM


    Fireseller66 (maker of fine pinholes for pinhole cameras): https://www.ebay.com/sch/fireseller66/m.html


     

    • 2 hr 4 min
    E74 Joe Van Cleave

    E74 Joe Van Cleave

    In this episode, we welcome in the wonderfully off-kilter mind of Joe Van Cleave. He talks about a bunch of wonderful stuff and he and Ethan demo the self-developing 20X24 Super Behemoth*. 


    *Not it's official name. 

    • 2 hr 8 min
    E73 Reimagining the Holga

    E73 Reimagining the Holga

    Graham received a message on Etsy from ArlenB asking if it's possible to recreate the Holga with a few twists.


    "Out of curiosity, is there anything preventing you from making the plans to print a regular Holga 120GCFN, with an interchangeable lens, zone focusing, and no light leaks, or is that too difficult?"


    This episode is a discussion about a potential Holga replacement. 

    • 1 hr 58 min
    E72 Ethan's Self-Developing Mystery Show

    E72 Ethan's Self-Developing Mystery Show

    Ethan has a surprise for us. 


    www.cameradactyl.com (keep checking back)

    • 1 hr 38 min
    E71 Douwe Krooshof and his Cyanotype Enlarger

    E71 Douwe Krooshof and his Cyanotype Enlarger

    See Douwe’s slides for this project on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/96630454@N06/


    Build your own enlarger. 


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfvTjQ9MCwY


    Mike Ware’s Cyanotype page: https://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/New_Cyanotype_Process.html


    David Allan on IG https://www.instagram.com/dbloomsday/


    Anna Atkin’s cyanotypes: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/anna-atkins-cyanotypes-the-first-book-of-photographs.html


    Adam Savage, Every Tool is a Hammer https://www.amazon.com/Every-Tools-Hammer-Life-What/dp/1982113472


    Post Exposure by Ctein https://www.amazon.com/Post-Exposure-Second-Techniques-Photographic/dp/0240804376

    • 1 hr 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

deej1026 ,

Nothing like it

There is nothing else like it on podcasts. Listeners will participate in a discovery, in real-time brainstorming, makers making right before your ears. The podcasts are long, but what Nick and Graham have produced is a very well-thought-out series that builds and builds. It helps to follow them on Instagram so you know more about what they are developing. I am an amateur film photographer, and I think you probably have to be pursuing at least some of the hobby--but I think digital shooters might get even more out of this than I do!

Saul Rand ,

Not for the faint of heart(non-photographers)

An excellent listen that works more like a study than entertainment. Very detailed discussion which would probably escape a casual listener; if you are considering shooting film, buy a camera first and then listen to this podcast.

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