Re: pinhole camera

David S Cargo (
7 Apr 1997 11:48:58 -0600

In article <5i4jfm$>,
David Jacobson <> wrote:
>In article <5i38fj$>,
>David S Cargo <> wrote:
>>I took a 120 box camera (bought at a garage sale) and replaced
>>its lens (a small single element glass lens) with a pinhole.
>Why did you bother removing the lens? Was it just for purist reasons,
>or would the lens have some deleterious effect?
> -- David Jacobson

The lens was in the way. The construction details of the camera
(a "Sunbeam"!) made removing the lens advantageous.