After being impressed by several photographers on the web and the results they achieved with homemade or tilt-shift lenses, I decided to build one of my own. I was thrilled with the results and have built several more, it becomes a little addicting. I find myself looking for good deals on old lenses and interesting ways of making new creations.
These lenses give unique and usually surprising results, it's a fun change of pace from the typical razor sharp perfect images that digital cameras and high quality lenses can give. Allows for a little more creative freedom and distinctive looks.
Homemade Lens #1 - 75mm Wirgin Bellows Camera
Homemade Lens #2 - 75mm Vivitar Enlarger Lens
Homemade Lens #3 - 80mm Mamiya 645 [ retired ]
Homemade Lens #4 - 45mm Pentax 645 [ retired ]
Homemade Lens #5 - 105mm Tominon enlarger lens
Homemade Lens #6 - 60mm Holga lens
Homemade Lens #7 - 80mm Bovha-3 lens NEW