Posts Tagged ‘pinhole’

Shooting Portraits with a Giant $10 Room Camera

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Photography enthusiasts Diego Veríssimo and Ana Magalhães (seen in the portrait above) recently shot a series of portraits using a gigantic camera they built using a room and about $10 in materials.
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A Medium Format Pinhole Camera Designed to Look Like the Kodak Brownie Hawkeye

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The Kodak Brownie line of affordable cameras was first introduced in 1900 and cost $1, bringing photography to the masses and pioneering snapshot photography. Mexican photographer Raymundo Panduro of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco wanted to pay tribute to this iconic camera, so he spent two weeks (in his free time) building a homemade pinhole camera based on a Brownie Hawkeye that he had purchased at a flea market.
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It Looks Like Someone’s Solargraphy Camera Just Got Blown Up by an Atlanta Bomb Squad

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If you’re looking to do a solargraphy project by leaving a pinhole camera in a place for months, a bridge above a busy freeway is not a smart location choice.

Someone doing this caused a bomb scare in Virginia back in 2013, and it looks like the exact same thing caused a ridiculously huge commotion in Atlanta, Georgia this morning. A busy freeway was shut down in both directions, and a bomb squad was called out to detonate the device.
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Talented Pinhole Photographer Uses His Craft to Bring Joy to Syrian Child Refugees

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Photographer Zeb Andrews prefers to slow the world down when he captures a photograph. The Portland-based photographer first began shooting with a pinhole camera purely for fun, but little did he know that, within a matter of a few years his work would take him to Turkey where he would share his love of pinhole photography with Syrian child refugees. Read more…

A Simple Explanation of the Optics Behind Pinholes, Camera Apertures, and Your Eye

If you’ve never thought to find out why aperture works the way it does, you should definitely check out this simple explanation of optics, aperture and pinholes by MinutePhysics. Read more…

Photographer Creates Clever Pinhole Headgear to Capture Unique Selfies

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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But whenever ‘they’ said that, photographer Ignas Kutavicius clearly wasn’t listening. Case in point: he recently decided to take the sublime art of pinhole photography and turn it into a selfie-taking machine… literally.

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The Limited-Edition 66/6 is a Pinhole Camera that Uses Polaroid Instant Film

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Supersense, a company striving to keep analogue photography alive and well, has announced the launch of the devilishly-named 66/6 camera, a limited-run pinhole instant camera that uses Polaroid’s instant film.

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A Partial Solar Eclipse this Thursday Will Turn the Sunset Into Pac-Man for the US

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Less than a month after the total lunar eclipse and blood moon made for some spectacular shooting opportunities all across the US and Asia, the cosmos is treating us to another eclipse. This one, the final eclipse of 2014, will be a partial solar eclipse that will be enjoyed by pretty much everybody in the United States. Read more…

This DIY Pinhole Camera Was Inspired by the Iconic Diana F

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Ray Panduro knows most everything there is to know about pinhole cameras. As his previous design shows, he’s a determined artist who can get the job done using fairly standard material and a healthy dose of elbow grease.

Today, he adds another masterpiece to his creative pinhole lineup, a Pinholga that is a recreation of the iconic Diana F medium format point-and-shoot. Read more…

A Gorgeous Wooden DIY Pinhole Camera that Carpenters and Photographers Alike Can be Proud Of

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We’ve shown off a number of impressive DIY pinhole cameras before, but this one, designed by Scott Yu-Jan, might just take the cake. Made almost entirely out of wood, his creation is about as robust and beautifully wrought as pinhole cameras get. Read more…