Copyright Cary Norton

Copyright Cary Norton

You think your camera is cool? Your camera will never be Made-Out-of_LEGOS cool. Meet Cary Norton. He built a 4×5 medium format camera out of LEGOs. And it takes great pictures. The evidence:

Copyright Cary Norton

Copyright Cary Norton

The haze! So evocative and beautiful. I have so many questions. Would changing the dimensions of the LEGOs change the way the camera works? What about translucent blocks? I’ve made pinhole cameras before, and even thought about constructing something large format, but using LEGOs? It’s like my two loves are together at last. LEGOs and photography. It was meant to be, really.