The dvent of digital photography has transformed how we view the world around us. The breadth and scope of our image capture devices has exploded. But not even the most ingenious action cam can compare to the sheer audacity of these awesome rigs collected by our friends at Ooobject.
Be sure to also take a look through these industrial movie cameras, 14 film shooters what look like bullet shooters, and 20 8mm cameras (that may or may not have been used in that terrible Nic Cage movie).
In 1900, George R. Lawrence built this mammoth 900 lb. camera to take a picture of a train.
Used for aerial reconnaissance during WWI
Camera attaches to the bottom of airplane; propeller provides power for film advance.