We made a working DSLR for a halloween costume. Here is how we did it. Check out the video too!
Materials list: Cardboard Box for main body Cardboard for pop up flash 2 gallon bucket for lens Plexiglass for flash cover Construction paper Duck tape Pictures of camera parts (mode dial, lcd screen, etc)
Working parts DSLR Camera - Ours is a Canon 20D External Flash - Ours is a Canon 580 EX or YN560 Eye-Fi card iPad Remote shutter release - Ours is made by phottix Remote flash trigger - Ours is made by apature