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Turn Your Halloween Pumpkin into a Pinhole Camera


Claire O’Neill and Mito Habe-Evans over at NPR’s The Picture Show blog have just posted a fun experimental project you can try out this halloween: making a pinhole camera out of a pumpkin. What you’ll need is a pumpkin, aluminum foil, a knife, tape, photo paper, dark spray paint, and access to a dark room. Along with the disturbing skull camera we shared earlier today, this would be a fun way to capture photos of trick-or-treaters this halloween.

Here’s a shot taken with the pumpkin-cam:

To learn how to make your own, check out the post on NPR and watch this fun step-by-step video they made:

Image credits: Photographs by Claire O’Neill and Mito Habe-Evans for NPR