Pinhole Blender 120
The Pinhole Blender uses three, 0.3mm pinhole taking
lenses to triple expose and blend your subject into a collaged
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the camera in front of you with the lenses pointing forwards. Supply
120/220 film roll goes on right. Take-up spool goes on left. Tape
paper leader to take-up reel to insure positive advance of film.
Film advance knob (take-up spool side) turns in clockwise direction.
Use knob line and counter mark as guide. Advance film in light until
lateral 120/220 START ARROW is aligned next to center core. Insert
spool adapters knobs on top of supply and take-up spools before
closing lid. Knob with silver indicator line goes on take-up spool
side (left side).
insure proper alignment of film transport system, align can seam
with inscribed dimple indicator on edge of camera lid.
winding the film, release tension on the supply side first, then
wind up the slack with the take-up side knob.
winding distances from initial start mark being aligned next to
center core: 8-360 degree (complete revolutions) turns of take-up
knob in clockwise direction to set camera for image #1.
For separate 2 1/4
x 5 images on roll: 3-360 degree (complete revolutions)
turns of take-up knob in clockwise direction to advance film one
complete image with no overlap with previous exposure. You fill
find 4 complete exposures on a 120 roll, 8 compete exposures
on a 220 roll.
continuous single blended image on entire roll: 2-360 degree (complete
revolutions) turns of take-up knob in clockwise direction to advance
film one complete image will yield continuous overlap with previous
are 12-360 degree (complete revolutions) from the first image
to end of 120 roll and 24-360 degree (complete revolutions) from
the first image to end of 220 roll.
You may use any combination
of 1, 2, or 3 apertures, either simultaneously or sequentially
in the same or different locations. A full 360 degree image may
be made by blending one, three exposure strip with the next three
exposure strip and rotating the camera 180 degree to face the
opposite direction. Remove magnet covers to open lens. Exposure suggestions
for ISO 100 & 400 film are include
with each camera, you may need to modify these suggestions to
suit your exposure preferences.