If plastic and cell phones aren’t your thing, then check out this picture perfect tutorial from Instructables user amuu on making your very own concrete camera.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
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
Do you like the way a pinhole photo looks, but don’t have the time to develop the photo? That’s where the DSLR pinhole lens comes in. Maker Matt Devlin has put together a tutorial on how to make your own using household materials.Continue Reading
This excellent pinhole camera exposes three rolls of film simultaneously. The work of Steven Monteau of Bordeaux, France, it’s a pretty slick project, using felt-tipped pens to advance the rolls and marker tops as the knobs. Even better, Monteau provides a detailed tutorial on how to make your own. [Thanks, udi!]Continue Reading