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Wicked Looking Medium Format 3D Camera

The 3D World TL-120 camera records stereoscopic images on 120 format film, capturing a striking pair of 58 x 56mm images with each click of the shutter. Don't let the curvy modern case fool you, this device has more in common with cameras from the mid-20th century than anything produced in this century.

3dworldeyepiece_2 For starters, it features manual focus adjustment from 80 cm to infinity, and three mechanically linked lenses, which could make spontaneous  photography a challenge. The two bottom lenses capture the image, while the third functions as an adjustable viewfinder with split-image focusing and a fresnel screen. The lenses are optically identical, with a minimum /2.8 aperture and 80mm focal length.

The camera includes a metal focal plane shutter capable of exposures ranging from 1 second to 1/500 second. There's also a timelapse setting which allows the shutter to be held open as long as required. The remaining features are fairly spartan - manual film advance, a flash contact and a pair of silicon photo diodes for light metering. The beast weighs just under 2 kg (4.4 lbs) without film. There are several available on eBay, priced at around $1,300 plus shipping from somewhere mysterious in China.

120 Tri-lens Stereo Camera [via OhGizmo!]


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