The "Secret Book Camera" that operates using old fashioned 110 camera film

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secret-spy-book-hidden-camera.jpgHere’s a fantastic Christmas present idea for any friends who still read books or work as librarians – a camera that’s disguised as a book. Disguised as an extremely unrealistic little book, but still. It’d do for someone who likes books and therefore must also like book-related items.

Incredibly, it’s a proper camera. Proper as in it uses film, like in the old days. Recording your memories to old 110 format camera film, buying a Secret Book Camera means never having to feel memory card size anxiety again.

HOW FILM CAMERAS WORK
A little window opens in the front to let the view in. The film then records this somehow onto a bit of plastic with chemicals. You then take the film to a shop and the shop makes it into a photograph. You can have it in 6″ x 4″ or pay an extra £1.75 to have it in 7″ x 5″. You may also have a matt or gloss finish.

It’s a complicated process. The modern system of simply keeping all your photos on a hard drive until it breaks and they disappear forever is so much easier.

(Via Crave)

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Gary Cutlack