Basically I’ve been wanting to shoot some surfing on 8mm film for a while now, but wanted to actually take my camera out in the water with me. I have drawn up plans for a few different ideas that I had, but never got around to actually building any of them. Then recently I was browsing thrift stores in the area and came across this housing for a vhs camcorder, probably from the 90s. After taking a look at it I realized it was just about the right size to fit one of my 8mm cameras. With pretty minimal effort I was able to rig up a cable release that was able to run the camera. I cant wait to get this thing back out in the water again now that I have an idea of what its capable of…
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