Yama: 3D Pinhole Camera Made From Human Skull

Wayne Martin Belger of Boy of Blue Industries created this pinhole camera, named Yama, out of a human skull! Yama is the Tibetan God of Death:

Yama’s eyes are cast from bronze and silver with a brass pinhole in each. A divider runs down the middle of the skull creating
two separate cameras. A finished contact print mounted on copper is inserted in to the back of the camera to view what Yama saw in 3D.

Yama is made from Aluminium, Titanium, Copper, Brass, Bronze Steel, Silver, Gold, Mercury with 4 Sapphires, 3 Rubies (The one at Yama’s third eye was $5000.00), Asian and American Turquoise, Sand, Blood, and 9 Opals inlayed in the Skull. The film loading system is pneumatic. A 300psi air tank in the middle of the camera powers 2 pneumatic pistons to move the film holder forward and lock it into place. The switch to open and close the film chamber is located under the jaw.

Link - via Notcot

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I don't know if anyone gives a crap, but I actually own one of the photos taken with this camera. It's a photo of a Taj Mahal. It's an absolutely gorgeous photo. Yes, it's a bit creepy, but I like it, never the less.
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This camera will be viewable to the public at the photography group exhibition, Darkness Into Light, at Rivet Gallery in Columbus, Ohio in February 2009. Please consider visiting the show to learn more about the camera and see it in person.

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Laura
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Ali S. "For the man/woman who wants to steal your soul in style. *click*"

Was hoping you'd see it. I didn't read the article but since it's a pinhole camera they may not be any click.

I forgot to tell you on the forum I also have a stereo camera. Stereo Realist is all it has on it.
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