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Photographer Turns Huge Shipping Container into Working Camera

For three weeks earlier this year, if you visited Northernhay Gardens in Exeter, UK, you would have found one of the largest and most unusual cameras in the world. It’s called the Container Camera, and the large-format-camera-and-darkroom-in-a-shipping-container was created by photographer and educator Brendan Barry.

We first featured the strange camera last month in a roundup of odd photographic contraptions that Barry had built using everything from fruit, to mannequins, to a tree stump. He also authored a guest post on PetaPixel about his Caravan Camera back in 2017.

But the Container Camera was an even more ambitious project, which is why filmmakers Sarah Reyes and Daniel Driensky of Exploredinary decided to film a short doc all about how the camera was built, how it works, and why it’s special:

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