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box camera

n.
A simple camera shaped like a box and usually having a fixed focus and a single shutter speed.

box camera

n
(Photography) a simple box-shaped camera having an elementary lens, shutter, and viewfinder

box′ cam′era


n.
a simple, boxlike camera, sometimes allowing for adjustment of the lens opening but not of shutter speed.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.box camera - a simple camera shaped like a rectangular boxbox camera - a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
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The earliest box cameras used a variety of medium-format film standards, including 120, 135, 127, and 220.
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It would have sold Kodak box cameras, such as the famed Brownie, and photographic plates before film was introduced only a few years later.
The quality is poor, probably taken on one of those old Kodak Box cameras from the 1940s.
Zeis has a collection of working vintage Brownie and box cameras, some of which have been modified to take close-up or selective-focus pictures.
Most noted for its box cameras, it was established at 48, Great Hampton Street, Aston, by Frederick Pettifer.
A SCHOOL is trying to find funds to buy bird box cameras to follow every cheep and flutter of young chicks' lives.