Someone attached a massive Canon lens to a Game Boy Camera, and it actually worked
The Game Boy Color isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think “high end camera.”
The unusual peripheral, released in 1998, could be inserted into the Nintendo handheld’s cartridge slot to give you a lo-fi digital camera capable of capturing a 128×112 black and white image. Now, a full 20 years later, someone’s managed to make the thing work with a massive Canon zoom lens.
That someone is Bastiaan Ekeler, [TKTKTKTKT]. The idea came to him recently after he saw how photographer Tim Binnion managed to shoot the 2018 Chinese Grand Prix using a Game Boy Camera and a clip-on telephoto lens for smartphones. Read more…