Eirik Loves to Make His Own Stuff, So He Built Himself a 6×17 Panoramic Medium Format Camera

Eirik Russel Roberts DIY 6x17 Camera

I’d come to the conclusion that I’d like to build my own camera.” This is how it all began–the urge to build something unique and personal with his own hands. Soon after this thought formed in his mind, Eirik Russell Roberts stumbled across pictures taken with a 6×17 camera in the Torres del Paine in Chile. He was immediately hooked. And suddenly, he knew what kind of camera he was going to build: a 6×17 panoramic medium format camera. But that’s easier said than done.

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