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April 18, 2015 AT 3:00 am

Make an Automated Slide Film Scanner with LEGOs #celebratephotography

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This is pretty impressive: photographer Pascal Kulcsar needed to digitize some old slide film left behind by his grandfather. Rather than purchase a film scanner, Kulcsar decided to combine his technical ingenuity and love for LEGOs to create a DIY slide film scanner using LEGO pieces.

The system takes a set of slide film, pushes them one at a time under a DSLR where they’re backlit, photographed, and transferred to a computer — all without any extra work from Kulcsar.

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