3d printed camera

Dora Goodman: Build Your Own 3D Printed SCURA Panoramic Pinhole Camera

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and as someone who takes a lot of photos (on my phone), I definitely agree. But that doesn’t mean your camera…

Photographer Uses 3D Printing to Create a Camera Lens Made From Ice

Photographers like to experiment with different types of equipment – old-fashioned cameras like pinhole cameras, for example, or 3D printed lenses. French photographer Mathieu Stern, however, may have done something no…

Open Source 3D Printed Analog Cameras and Accessories, Created by Dora Goodman

Having grown up as part of what’s sometimes referred to as the ‘Oregon Trail generation’ – the oldest of the millennials – I took most of my pictures with an…

How 3D Printing Can Help Bring Photography Full Circle

Photography is an art form that has gone through a lot of changes in a few years. First there were digital cameras, which pushed aside traditional film and darkroom development,…

Hobbyist 3D Prints What May Be the First Sony E-Mount Film Camera

The camera has a fascinating history. It’s come a long way from its beginnings as a large box that required long exposures to what it is now, which is, often,…

Innovative Maker Uses 3D Printing and Electronics to Create Polaroid Replica that ‘Prints’ Animated GIFs

We’ve all got that favorite meme that was turned into a fun 3D printed representation of a mass pop culture phenomenon, from Grumpy Cat and Left Shark to that strange…

3D Printed Front Row Cam Allows ESPN Viewers to Get the Most Out of Baseball

The greatest innovations are often created by those who are most motivated by need. And sports enthusiasts certainly fit into that category. Whether you are in the stands or watching…

London-Based Student Creates Customized High-End Camera with 3D Printing Technology

London-based student Paul Kohlhaussen designed and assembled a camera as a product design entry to the 3D Hubs Student Grant. Kohlhaussen created a fully functioning 3D printed camera inspired by…

Clint O’Connor Releases a New 3D Printed Pinhole Camera: The Flyer 6X6 Stereo

Years ago, my father handed down his Canon Rebel 35mm camera to me. My best friend somehow had a matching camera and we were never without them. Many trips were made…

3D Printed Lenses May Be Barely Visible, But Can Mimic the Vision of an Eagle

Seeing something out of the corner of one’s eye can be frustrating, especially if what you’re seeing is fleeting. That’s because the human eye is designed to focus on one…

From Shutter to Lens, This 35mm Camera is Entirely 3D Printed

I’ve noticed that a lot of makers harbor a love for older methods of creation, such as traditional photography, alongside newer ones like 3D printing. For some creative individuals, the…

Kanèsis Prepares to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Hemp 3D Printer Filament, HempBioPlastic

It warms my hippie tree-hugging heart every time I learn of a new 3D printing material designed to preserve the environment. There have been a lot of biologically-based, compostable filaments…

Buzz Technology 3D Prints Modular “Drone-In-A-Phone” Prototype

Modular approaches are going to be key in the next generation of consumer electronics and mobile products. Many have tried and faltered in creating the next generation of modular smartphones, even 3D Systems and Google were not able to effectively manufacture the Project Ara concept. Now young British startup Buzz Technologies is taking a stab at it with two 3D printed prototypes: DRONE-IN-A-PHONE and CAM-ON-A-CABLE.

The ‘Pi’cture: A 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Camera You Can Build Yourself

Gregory Holloway is the chief engineer for the BigBox 3D printer and the inventor of the MicroSlice Mini Laser Engraver and Cutter, and this Oxford, UK, resident is always looking…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — August 8, 2015

There are some weeks that this review covers mainly hardware, software, and business news. And then there’s weeks in 3D printing news where printed and printable items dominate. This week’s…

Better Than Polaroid? Swedish Student 3D Prints a Raspberry Pi Thermal Instant Camera

I remember when I was a child, my grandfather had a Polaroid camera. For some reason it fascinated me to no end that he could take a photo, and within…

A 3D Printed Pinhole “Gamera” Inspired by Japanese Monster Flicks

Maker and self-professed “polygeek” Todd Schlemmer combined his love of Japanese monster films, cameras and photography, 3D design and printing, and open sharing to create what he calls his “terraPin…

Look Mom! No Batteries: Columbia University Team Creates 3D Printed Self-Powered Video Camera

Remember, not long ago at all, how much of your paycheck you put into that very special 35mm camera, complete with elaborate, important lenses and a comfy neck strap? How…

The ‘Maker Movement’: Clint O’Connor Creates 3D Printed Pinhole Cameras

Some people see the world as it is; others see it as it could be. Clint O’Connor, a retired engineer with an impressive career behind him, is among the ‘Maker Movement,’…

3D Printed Full-Featured SLR Camera Hits Crowdfunding Site KissKissBankBank

Amateur and professional photographers rejoice! If you’ve been wanting to upgrade your camera to  a camera that was more multi-featured, Leo Marius has come up with a solution for you—…