foncie’s camera

Foncie Pulice's camera

Vancouver’s famous street photographer, Foncie Pulice, snapped about 15 million pictures of people strolling downtown during his 40-year career. His camera, which he donated to the Museum of Vancouver when he retired in 1979, is a gimcrack assemblage of war surplus metal plate on wheels decorated with a red plastic lightening bolt. Its flash was powered by a car battery. The camera used large reels of movie film so that Foncie could shoot for hours on end. | Source: CBC

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