Originally Posted by Access
I know building your own (functioning) digital camera or lens is probably well beyond what a person could do in the modern world. Things like lighting equipment, diffusers, or modifiers are a start, though.
I'm building a deathray disguised as a Nikon camera. Yup, I'm taking over one cosplayer-at-a-time.
I've built brackets for my soft boxes and a diffuser but nothing fancy.