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Old 01-12-2019   #121
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Originally Posted by markjwyatt View Post
3D Printing offers new opportunities for camera manufacture (metallic and plastic). We have lenses, since even digital needs these. Film transport is not rocket science. Shutters are the most difficult item, and potentially could be produced through 3D printing (focal plane shutter slats, maybe even leaf shutters).

With 3D printing, each camera could be customized (I want red rubber coating on a larger grip, please).
A 3D printed film camera is just that: layers of technologies merged so consumers can have more fun.