Pinholes

Buy Nothing Day and Green Friday 2023

Buy Nothing Day

No, no, no to Black Friday! Instead of going crazy for stuff you don’t need on Black Friday – or any of the other zillions of sales that go on in November, chill out and take part in Buy Nothing Day, Green Friday or even Circular Monday instead. Buy Nothing Day On the 24th of November it is Buy Nothing Day, and as the name indicates; try to BUY NOTHING … Read more

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Building a camera for Pinhole day? Get the book free – 14 left

Pinhole Day is coming up soon!  On the third Sunday in April – this year the 30th of April, the Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2023 is taking place. We would like to support this day with a FREE BOOK offer – all you pay for is postage. The offer is limited since we only have 25 14 books currently in stock and only for our Supporting Members.  You can read more … Read more

The camera space being cut out with a jigsaw

Make a pinhole camera with a book

A local library in Batemans Bay, NSW, Australia was thinning out its books and offered a prize for the best craft item made from one of their surplus books. Ted Richards made a pinhole camera and tells us how. Today, the 24th April 2022 is Worldwide Pinhole Day, and we encourage all to take part. Writer and photography / Ted Richards I asked for a large, thick book, which I … Read more

From pinhole to print

Pinhole day book offer! 20% off

24th of April is World Pinhole Day 2022. We celebrate with an offer of 20% off the book From Pinhole To Print. Read more about From Pinhole to Print Read a review of the book Get 20% discount on this link

camera obscura pinhole camera image inside a room

Easily create a camera obscura

Nancy Breslin tests a camera obscura lens from the Finnish company called Bonfoton and turns an entire room into a camera obscure, reflecting the outside upside down on her wall and also recorded a video to show us. Writer and photography / Nancy Breslin ONLY FOR OUR READERS! A discount on ALL Bonfoton products from their website.  The code is ALT20 and they will give a -20% discount until the … Read more

From pinhole to print

Why pinhole?

An excerpt from From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. The beautiful qualities of a pinhole print.

How a pinhole camera works

An excerpt from From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. How a camera without a lens can be used to take pictures.

Sarah van Keuren

A Non-Silver Manual: Pinhole photography

The chapter called “Pinhole photography” of Sarah Van Keuren’s book “A Non-Silver Manual: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Palladium & Gum Bichromate with instructions for making light-resists including pinhole photography”.

Brian J Krummel

The Pinhole Camera: 35 mm Matchbox

An extract from Brian J. Krummel’s new pinhole book The Pinhole Camera – A Practical How-To Book for Making Pinhole Cameras and Images.