Dora Goodman Cameras

Dora Goodman Cameras is an open source camera company in Budapest, Hungary founded by Dora Goodman.[1][2] It uses 3D printing to produce open source 35mm, medium format and large format system cameras.[3] The company sells its cameras through an online shop, as a DIY kit and fully assembled.[4][5] The company was created in 2016 to personalise and customise analogue cameras. It then began making cameras from wood before switching to 3D printing to meet demand.[6][7]

Dora Goodman Cameras
IndustryOpen source photographic equipment
GenreCamera equipment
FounderDora Goodman
Area served
ProductsCameras, camera accessories

Most of the company's designs are open source, with the files available free to download, with some available only to Patreon supporters.[8] The company encourages its customers to modify their cameras and share the designs with the community.[9]


The company produces several models of open source 3D printed cameras and camera accessories.[3]

  • Goodman Zone: A medium format rangefinder camera compatible with Mamiya Press lenses and the Mamiya PRO-S back.[10][11] It has several accesseries including a handle, 3d printed roll film magazine a ground glass focussing back and mobile phone back.[12][4]
  • Scura: A pinhole camera with a curved back to improve image quality.[13] It can use 35mm film to produce panoramic images or 120 film (medium format) to produce 6×6 negatives.[4][14]
  • Goodman Film Canister: A film canister for both 120 film and 35mm which can be used as grip, tripod and gimbal.
  • Goodman AA (Art Adapter): A 3D printed depth of field adapter with a replaceable projection screen that allows smartphones to use SLR lenses.[15]
  • Goodman Axis: is a technical camera with bellows with can accept both Mamiya RB67 film magazines or sheet film.
  • Goodman One: the first camera produced, it has bellows and is compatible with Mamiya Press lenses and Mamiya RB67 film magazines.[16][17][18]
  • Accessories: including a magnetic camera strap, waist level finder, wood inlay, gimbal, turntable, and a leather and 3d printed bag.[4][19]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Lomography". Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  2. ^ Khan, Feroz (2021-07-10). "Dora Goodman Marries New Technology to old School Camera Tradition". The Phoblographer. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  3. ^ a b "Open Source 3D Printed Analog Cameras and Accessories, Created by Dora Goodman". | The Voice of 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing. 2018-09-05. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  4. ^ a b c d "This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras". PetaPixel. 2021-01-12. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  5. ^ Roger, Virgil (2020-03-03). "Building the Goodman One: A homemade, 3D printed plastic fantastic (review)". EMULSIVE. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  6. ^ "About Goodman film cameras | Dora Goodman Cameras". 2020-10-21. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  7. ^ "Photographer Dora Goodman Revives Retro Cameras, in Style". Digital Trends. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  8. ^ "Dora Goodman's Open-Source 3D Printed Cameras". 3Dnatives. 2021-01-23. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  9. ^ Bowe, Tucker (2020-12-30). "The Woman Behind Some of the Most Beautiful Handcrafted Cameras". Gear Patrol. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  10. ^ "1 Camera in 9 Forms: How the Goodman Zone is Being Used by Photographers". PetaPixel. 2021-09-09. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  11. ^ "Discover the Gorgeous Hand-Crafted Custom Cameras of Dora Goodman". PetaPixel. 2016-05-23. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  12. ^ "Cinezone Turns Your Smartphone Into a Medium Format Digital Back". PetaPixel. 2021-12-07. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  13. ^ "SCURA is a Curved Panoramic Pinhole Camera You Can Make at Home". PetaPixel. 2020-04-16. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  14. ^ "Dora Goodman: Build Your Own 3D Printed SCURA Panoramic Pinhole Camera". | The Voice of 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing. 2020-04-22. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  15. ^ "The Goodman Art Adapter is a DIY 35mm DOF adapter you can 3D print for your phone". DIY Photography. 2018-09-04. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  16. ^ "The Goodman One: A 3D Printed Open Source Camera". All3DP. 2018-08-06. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  17. ^ "The Goodman One is an open source 3D printable medium format camera you can make yourself". DIY Photography. 2018-06-01. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  18. ^ "Open Source 3D Printed Analog Cameras and Accessories, Created by Dora Goodman". | The Voice of 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing. 2018-09-05. Retrieved 2022-04-26.
  19. ^ "Goodman Camera Unveils Strap with Magnetic Locking Camera Connector". PetaPixel. 2022-03-30. Retrieved 2022-04-26.