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box camera

[′bäks ‚kam·rə]
(optics)
A camera that consists of a box, an arrangement for loading and winding film, a simple lens of fixed focus, and a simple shutter with a speed of about ¹⁄₃₀ second.
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There's a lot to say thank you for to whoever gave Ruth that first box camera.
They have been compensated at taxpayers' expense for loss of earnings and hurt feelings, and one of the horses has been kept on with the Arrive Alive team as cover for the horse box camera squad.
However, after being given a Brownie box camera as a gift, Lean became intrigued with visual media.
This is the metaphor of the box camera which not only provides the title of the book but also sets up a distinction between an authentic private self, purportedly revealed here for the first time as Grass passes his eightieth birthday, and the author's public persona, immediately recognizable and yet no more than a simulation generated by fame and the media.
However, if you can't afford a dockable with a CCU solution, a box camera may be right for you.
Which US entrepreneur introduced the Kodak box camera in 1888?
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A young woman dressed in a linen shirtwaist dress with matching hat, snaps a picture with a box camera of a person who was photographing her at the same time.
I taught the first course at Aina Photo, teaching students how to use the box camera. I want to show my country's beauty, and I want to reflect Afghan society through pictures.
First inspired by a box camera given to him by his father, Thesiger later acquired a Leica and began to use photography to document his journeys.
Shy yet strong-willed, Alice is most comfortable alone with her old-style box camera; the black cloth she uses to block out light is an obvious metaphor for her need to hide away from society at large.