A hobbyist built his own fully functional SLR camera at home.

This is a fascinating DIY project by a man named Denis MO, who developed a fully functional SLR camera with all the basic features you would find in a commercially available version. Denis built most of the camera’s components in his machine tools workshop and was able to use it to take some delightful snaps.

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He documents the full story of how he went about developing the camera on his site below.

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