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This book is a Camera

The american designer Kelli Anderson designs a book that actually is a real working camera.

It lives in a pop-ip book and explains—while actively demonstrating—how a structure as simple as a folded piece of paper can tap into the intrinsic properties of light to produce a photograph.

A free template and assembly instruction are now available if  you would build your own (or resist the urge of deconstructing a pre-built book.)

 

“This Book is a Camera” includes:

– a piece of paper folded into a working 4×5″ camera
– A lightproof bag
– 5 sheets of photo-paper “film”
– Development instructions
– A demonstration of the connection between design & science / structure & function

The Camera takes photo like those ones:

Published by the Museum of Modern Art

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