Yesterday, I finished my pinhole camera and wrote "Tipicam" on the top.
My dad wisely pointed out that the opening should be on top rather than behind, so as to peek and check the focus and stuff.
However, since focus can't be adjusted (no lens), it isn't worth changing the cam for. Additionally, I'd have to somehow protect the film while peeking to avoid it being unintentionally exposed.
I just wrote 2 journal entries (3, counting this one) after not having posted any for many months. The best part is, I'm writing another one (this one) to comment on that, which makes it a meta-journal entry.
Am I so evidently bored?
Does pi contain a circle in binary?
I recently started building a pinhole camera. It's a black box with a pinhole on one side and photographic film on the other. When the pinhole is uncovered, the film is exposed and can be turned into a photo. However, you've got to do it yourself, so you need to set up a darkroom.
Mine is made out of cardboard from a lego box. I initially used black paint of one type but then I bought the one I was supposed to use. It looks better and smells like real paint (yuck). Also takes a long time to dry.
Now, I just need to make a proper, lightproof camera door (for loading/unloading it) and set up the darkroom. My dad offered a room on his company to do it. Curiously, that room was initially meant for that, by the previous owner.
If anyone knows any slashdotters into photography, please tell.
During most of my slashdot membership, I was a karma whore doing anything for positive moderation (like skim reading articles and posting smart questions to get modded "Interesting").
Afterwards, I said "what the hell", and posted a few trolls. Some were really bad jokes which were evidently trolls, and others were pure invention (one about firefox, which I wrote as fun but should've warned it was fake).
I got modded into karma limbo, and now post at -1. Slashdot does work.
PS: The problem is that, now, I can only post once every 24 hours. Therefore, I can't correct my posts
Okay, I havent posted for a while...
I did finish the Cessna when expected. The fuselage broke every time it could. The wings I'm really proud of, though.
My dad bought me a large (and expensive, compared to the previous ones) plane, an almost 1-meter glider.
I already built and covered the wings and the stabilizer. Soon I'll finish the fuselage and fly the giant.
By the way, I may be an editor for Open Directory for the aeromodelism in Spanish section (a part of the submission form reminded me to post here).
Finished and sanded the wings. Also done with one side of the fuselage. However, I haven't got dope for covering the wings, so my dad's taking me to a hobby shop.
Expect me to finish it tomorrow/the day after it.
Logic doesn't apply to the real world. -- Marvin Minsky