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Saturday, September 13, 2008

TtV Experiment

Last night I grabbed an old piece of cardboard and some electrical tape to construct my glare blocking tunnel for the TtV experiment. It didn't take long, I suppose I could have tried a little harder to make it look nice, but I was so anxious to get to using it I really didn't care about the aesthetics of the tube.

My contraption, though strange and ugly, worked great!

I took a couple test photos in the living room last night to test it out, then a couple more outside this morning. I can see some definite potential for cool photos. I'm curious if the length of the tube has anything to do with the way the edges of the photo will bubble. (why didn't I pay more attention in optical physics) Well, I'm off, I've got lots of experimenting to do!

The top of the camera flips up and you look down through the viewfinder


Here's my ugly little cardboard tube on the camera. I just stick the lens of my DSLR in the top of the tube and snap away.

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5 comments:

Jen said...

That's so cool!

Amy Kingman said...

Thanks Jen! I cant wait to see the looks I get when I take this around town. :)

ShellyBean said...

amy!! so awesome! i can't wait to see what else comes from this!! :D

Amy Kingman said...

Thanks Shell Bell!

Sue said...

cool stuff amy!