Making the Sliding Box
Special note: I do have both books on Barnes & Noble now.
The sliding box camera is a very early camera design dating back to the daguerreotype era, though it can be used for any of the plate photography methods. The all-wood construction lends it to be a beautiful piece of a working photographic tool.
This book covers the entire construction phase.
The camera made for the writing of this book is a 5"x7". However, there is a section on measurements & adaptations that explains how to adapt the camera to fit your lens and format size.
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