A new multi-format camera is born: meet the CAMERADACTYL HOMONCULUS 69...

There's a new camera on the block and it just so happens to be the latest addition to the CAMERADACTYL family. I call it the HOMONCULUS 69 - because it can take photographs up to 6x9 in size.

Amazing canned food pinhole selfies (featured project and how to)

It all started with some idle musings between a few photographers. Some were expressing a bit of disdain for the "selfie generation", which triggered a chain of thought that lead me to a fusion of pop-art and selfies.

Film photography in album cover design – by Josh Doss

I discovered my love of film photography by accident. Being a collector, I have always frequented thrift stores for anything I could find of interest.

The CFPG travelling camera project

On the 15th of July 2016, a group of fifteen people from Europe and the United Kingdom, started a joint project on Facebook's Colour Film Photography Group, the idea was that we would send one camera to all the

Holgas in the Himalayas – by Andrew Tonn

I continue to carry film cameras long after the world has gone digital. We had a darkroom when I was growing up and I learned to develop film and print photos when I was about 10.

The Frugal Film Project: the not-a-project film photography project

“Do a project, it will be fun!” they say… whoever they are.

How-to: become an excellent photographer

My name is Ethan, I am the stable genius behind Cameradactyl. I recently published a video with some simple tips and tricks, and a few products guaranteed to take your photography to the next level.

An update on the SP-8×10+ film development system

Testing is going well. Everyone who has tried the SP-8x10+ loves it. The biggest technical challenge: we're still optimizing the hold-down tabs.

Creating the Stearman Press SP-8×10+ film development system

It has taken several years and a lot of experimentation, (not to mention a lot of wasted film), but we finally have the answer for processing large, large format without a darkroom.

Introducing MAYA: the incredible modern digital darkroom timer

MAYA is a brand new, modular, from scratch digital darkroom timer that can be used (right now) for both making prints and timing film/paper development.

New film: announcing medium format Kosmo Foto Mono 100 120 format...

In November 2017, the first batch of 35mm Kosmo Foto Mono 100 made its way from the Czech Republic to Kosmo Foto HQ in south east London. It was the culmination of nearly 18 months of planning;

Shooting an album cover on film – Eyedress’ Sensitive G

I had previously worked with Eyedress in Tokyo at Big Love Records. He's a Philipines based artist who is currently on Lex Records based out of England.

New for 2019: the CAMERADACTYL OG 4×5 hand camera – lightweight...

For the last few months, I have been working tirelessly at destroying my anonymity for the purpose of selling cameras.

Creating the GX-Pan: a wide format cinematic Hasselblad

I’ve always been fascinated by the cinematic look of movies.

Making ONDU pinhole cameras: the story of “over there” – by...

A little while ago, I got speaking to Elvis Halilović, one half of the brains behind ONDU.

Shooting a (personal) photographic project: thoughts and other musings – by...

Bill is a project-driven photographer - even when he's not aware of it.

The AgiPinFold Conversion part 2: Beta testing – by Toby van de...

Back in July, I walked you through the initial build for my Agipinfold, an Agifold 6×6 camera converted to pinhole. It's time for part two. The pinhole is still held on with blue tack…..

The Obscura Darkroom project – by Jen Zehner

In January 2019, I’ll be opening a public darkroom, Obscura Darkroom, in Newark, NJ. Located in the University Heights neighborhood, Obscura will provide open darkroom hours, memberships for unlimited facilities use, and classes for both adults and teens.

Magazine: Pre-order Let’s Explore Magazine issue 02

Here I am, back at it, trying to find the words to express my gratitude towards the film photography community for their continuous support and trying to explain what on earth possesses me to keep making this magazine. Ever since

The CAMERADACTYL 4X5 field camera… “toying” around with large format photography...

I have always built cameras, machines and models for fun.

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