Piekarski built a 35mm pinhole camera from a baking sheet. A pinhole camera uses a hole to allow light to shine onto film without a lens.Continue Reading
Since yesterday was both Easter and Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, it inspired Francesco Capponi to attempt a project he’d been thinking about for years, converting an egg into a single-use camera obscura:
The purpose was to sacrifice the camera in the process of photo creation I wanted the camera to become the photograph. To let you understand, the process from the camera to the photograph is the same that ties the baby bird to the egg: the bird grows protected from the shell and when it’s ready breaks it and comes out. This is why I decided to create the Pinhegg An Egg Pinhole Camera.
Today, the last Sunday in April, is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Celebrate by pulling out that that shoe box or Quaker Oats container camera that you’ve tucked away, or create a brand new pinhole camera with any of the many tutorials out there. For a little inspiration, here are a few popular pinhole cameras projects […]Continue Reading
We’ve featured our fair share of pinhole photography projects here at MAKE, and it’s no wonder. As complicated as cameras have become, it seems amazing that photos can be taken with something as simple as a tiny hole in a shoe box. But if you still yearn for all the creature comforts that a modern-day […]Continue Reading
Learn to make and use a pinhole camera! Find out where to get supplies and how to develop the images here: http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/07/craft_video_pinhole_camera.htmlContinue Reading
Whoever thought you could learn about cameras while sitting inside a camera? Luxembourg-based Flash007 holds photography workshops inside an awesome custom trailer that doubles as an oversized camera obscura, which they call the Roulot’ographe. It reminds me of Sol Cinema, the movie theater trailer featured in MAKE Volume 25. [via Springwise]Continue Reading
Josh Grant cobbled together a pinhole lens for his DSLR, threw on a UV filter and started shooting. I took it with me to the park the next sunny afternoon, along with a tripod, expecting to take a few multi-second exposures of dandelions. I was surprised to learn that I 1/5s was all I needed […]Continue Reading