cold camera

cold camera

A camera so designed that the film may be kept at a very low temperature to enhance its performance during long exposures. Cooling the photographic emulsion helps to overcome reciprocity failure.
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The conservation lab was temperature and humidity controlled, great for helping to preserve priceless art objects undergoing restoration, but not so great for cold camera lenses, several of which were immediately rendered useless because of condensation.
Ron's application of the cold camera as an astrophotographic tool came at a time when many amateurs in the UK had only just begun using 35mm cameras.
Newcomers who have been spoilt with modern 'plug-and-play' techniques cannot fully appreciate the difficulties and frustrations encountered in the dark days of ultrafast 100 ASA film, the high-tech world of dry ice and cold cameras, long hours spent at the telescope and in the darkroom, the necessity of an inventive and creative mind, and skills in other fields including optics, engineering and electronics.
Evered Kreimer used his homemade cold camera for the photographs in his now-classic Messier Album, which he authored with John Mallas.
Fortunately, a commercial cold camera is again available.
Some of the protocols are unique to the Newton Cold Camera itself.
In spite of all the preparation, the Newton Cold Camera works.
Is the cold camera about to go the way of the 8-millimeter movie and the slide rule?
A cold camera being marketed by CCD expert Jack Newton?
Manager of a Marks and Spencer department store by day, Newton makes these cold cameras as a moonlighting enterprise.
No doubt there are more ways to make cold cameras simpler.
For those of us who were cooking our film in hypering tanks in our basements 10 years ago and used to freeze our fingertips with our cold cameras, those times are over