There’s an entire cottage industry in the tech world of “tear downs”–the disassembling of new gadgets to learn about their constituent components, see how easy they are to repair or to simply gaze lovingly at their innards.

Maison Carnot’s new short film “Disassembly” is a tear down, of sorts, but of older technology: in this case, a Fujica ST 705 film camera and lens. The goal wasn’t to learn about the camera so much as to use it to create a new work of art.

The process took an entire day, though condensed into this two minute film, the tedium becomes oddly mesmerizing.



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Posted by on Wednesday May 17, 2017 | Camera

Spoiler alert: not well. Smartphone image quality has improved rapidly over the past few years, creating a fun sub-genre of YouTube videos pitting smartphones against vastly more expensive cameras. (Watch, for instance, how the iPhone 7 compares to a Red Weapon.) In this video, via Potato Jet, we have what may be the toughest comparison... More