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Broken camera

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Broken camera

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Unlike most broken digital cameras this one still takes photos and they’re quite nice to look at! – [via] Link.

8 thoughts on “Broken camera

  1. tenax8 says:

    not so long ago, people had to spend hours and hours in the darkroom to get effects like these! You’ve come a long way, baby!!

  2. svofski says:

    OMG! It’s full of stars!

  3. samurai1200 says:

    unmakers rejoice!

  4. rautiocination says:

    I’m skeptical. A few reasons why:

    – What are the odds that so many of the “errors” happen to correlate directly to photoshop filters?
    – It also seems that the effects change with each shot, which is unlikely if it was an electrical malfunction.
    – The EXIF data has been messed with: compare it with other shots from the same make/type of cam.

    Some of the results are outstanding and would have stood on their own without the “broken camera” mystique, others look like someone’s first photoshop efforts and are unremarkable (at least to my jaded self).

    Ah just found a video of his process:

    Camera is broken, but he’s just doing double/long exposures with it. Less diabolical than having ‘shopped them all, but hardly the case that the entire image is generated by the camera.

    I do like the idea of a more controlled way of doing this, anyone ever circuit bent a camera?

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