This GameBoy Camera shoots retro race car photos with a modded DSLR lens

Guy creates a modded game boy camera that can shoot photos using a canon ef dslr lens
(Image credit: Conor Merrigan)

Love retro tech? Enjoy adapting kit that wasn't intended to go together? For those who enjoy the nostalgic feel of shooting on older and more obscure devices, you're in for a treat with this creative modding 3D-printed hack. 

Inventive YouTuber and race car enthusiast, Conor Merrigan, has enhanced the classic features of the 24-year-old GameBoy Camera using coded software to enable the uploading of images, outfitting the 0.1Mp camera with a Tamron DSLR lens. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.