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Homemade 360 Degree Camera [Pics]

DIY camera builder takes inspiration from nature to create an unusual sculptural device.

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on April 14, 2011.

Social media is the era of self-documentation, with the image being the dominating force. Yet, in the era of Hipstamatic, mobile phone cameras and digital photographs, there is something to be said for the artisanal craftsmanship of a DIY, customized film camera. As we look to expensive add-ons and apps to provide creative ways to document the world, this 360 degree homemade device is a testament to human ingenuity and getting your hands dirty.

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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.

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