|What is the slit camera?
Also, where is it possible to buy?
|The characteristic of the slit camera differs from a common camera greatly
is that a long and slender crevice called a slit is between a lens and
The subject which runs to continue to roll up a film while taking a slit camera the photograph at it can be continuously taken the photograph at the long film. Also, I made such a camera, generally, because it wasn't marketed .
When wanting to know in detail, click Mechanism of slit camera.
|Isn't it possible to take a similar photograph in dividing the side of a train like the panoramic photograph with the general camera and connecting a image to the side?
|The photograph as akin to the slit photograph in the way of the composite photograph can be taken surely.
However, there is a following problem. The image on either side doesn't connect successfully when joining a print. The photography of the train to be running is difficult.
Also, the one which is the same as the slit photograph isn't made of the way of connecting a photograph.
When wanting to know in detail, click The comparison between composite photography and slit camera.
|Tell the difference of the panning photograph with the general camera and the photograph with the slit camera.
|When taking a part at the head of the train with both cameras the photograph and printing out only the part, it doesn't sometimes find the difference of both readily.
When wanting to know in detail, click The comparison between panning and slit camera.
|Tell what slit camera you made.
|I didn't make all parts of the camera and remodeled a slit camera using
the secondhand camera.
When wanting to know in detail, click Introduction of a hand-made slit camera .
|There are a wide angle, a standard, a telephotographic lens in the lens
of camera. A lens with what focus distance when taking a photograph using
the slit camera, should it use?
| It becomes difficult to undergo influence which the vibration of the
passage train gives the camera in leaving from the track in photography.
Therefore, to use a telephotographic lens can leave farther from the track
more than to use a wide-angle lens.
Also, the one which used a telephotographic lens from another reason can take a train side the photograph more clearly.
When wanting to know in detail, click Slit camera and the lens
Incidentally, zoom-lens are very convenient because the photography distance with the train can be freely adjusted.
|How much time when taking a photograph with the slit camera, does the preparation take?
| When taking a train with the slit camera , the photograph can not be
taken at once like the general camera. First, it assembles a tripod, it
fixes a camera, it adjusts the direction of the lens , it connects wiring
and it confirms that motor moves surely. It begins these work for about
10 - 15 minutes.
When wanting to know in detail, click How to take a slit camera
|Let me know about the way of taking a platform at the station from the
train to be running the photograph.
|There is a way of taking a platform at the station to pass from the train
to be running the photograph.This way doesn't go recently for the difficult
photography by the agreement of the photography place and so on.
When wanting to know in detail, click Station platform photography.
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