copycamera, exam table, wood, steel, glass
The FrankenKamera is a 16" x 20" studio camera fabricated out of an obsolete "Vertical Vic" stat camera, a 1950's era doctors examination table, and an old bed frame. The hydraulic lift found in the lower component of the device can raise, lower and tilt the camera angle through the use of the foot switch. The camera is focused by turning the cranks at the rear of the camera.
'A Case Study of Stephen' (a series of 16" x 16" ambrotypes of individuals all sharing the name Stephen) - was shoot using the FrankenKamera.