Steampunk Camera: The Gearman Coppermatic 35mm

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© Joe Schaf
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It started life as an Argus C3... and after some modifications I turned it into a Steampunk Camera.

15 responses

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey said (3 Dec 2008):


  • Biff Wellington

    Biff Wellington said (3 Dec 2008):

    nice shot... I have seen a lot of steampunk designs but this camera is a first... where did you find it? your photo is very nicely lighted!

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last gave props (3 Dec 2008):

    I've never seena camera like that. I'll have to dpo some research. Nice lighting here.

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond said (5 Dec 2008):

    Somebody's got some free time! Great photo of a great project. It's a favorite too. R

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (5 Dec 2008):

    Joe, did you convert this to 21MP digital, or is it still 35mm?? :~) Absolutely INCREDIBLE!!

  • Spencer Kohn

    Spencer Kohn (Deleted) said (7 Dec 2008):

    This is by far the coolest camera I have ever seen!

  • Paul G. Swanson

    Paul G. Swanson gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    oh-my now thats wild.......=D Looks like something right of the Wild Wild West

  • Derek Figueira

    Derek Figueira gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Wow! I've never seen one of those... it sort of looks like it's "steam powered" ... Ha!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    omg as a coppersmith - I WANT ONE!!!

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (9 Feb 2009):

    Reminds me of some of the 50's movies with the crazy scientists and their machines. Does it put out smoke and steam? :)

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (18 Feb 2009):


  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (16 Mar 2009):

    Part of photo-history.

  • Alan Graham

    Alan Graham said (2 Jul 2009):

    That's just too damned cool for words.

  • D. Smetana

    D. Smetana gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    This is really cool. Wonderful concept.

  • Roberto Larrazolo

    Roberto Larrazolo gave props (25 Feb 2012):


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