Spiffy Tumbleweeds first camera

Spiffy Tumbleweed and pinholes

An interview with Spiffy Tumbleweed, how he started out pinholing, his cameras and a couple of good hints and tips to pinholers. Spiffy Tumbleweed is probably known to many of you as one of the moderators – and hero – doing the everyday work of moderating the AlternativePhotography.com Facebook group. How did you choose the name Spiffy Tumbleweed? Spiffy Tumbleweed: The name Spiffy Tumbleweed came about in the early days … 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

Worldwide pinhole day April 25, 2021

Today is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, as every year the last Sunday in April, and we both discounts, learning, and fun lined up for those pinheads of you that are into pinholing and making beautiful pinholes. Enjoy πŸ™‚ Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day official site First of all, the official Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day site is the place where you share your images.   Offer – only Sunday 25th of April … Read more

Photography rebus with photo words

Photography rebus 4

Photography rebus number 4! You have probably got the hang of it now! Comment on this photo rebus with your answer below – and no cheating looking at the comments before. πŸ™‚

World Pinhole Photography Day

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day – last Sunday in April (28 April 2024 is the next)

WPPD, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, is an international annual event. The pinholeday.org website is run by a group of volunteers, who work to encourage people to learn the basics of photography. The next is 28th of April 2024 One way to learn is by joining one of the many workshops that take place around the globe on Pinholeday. If you host a workshop or other event related to Pinholeday, you … Read more

Photography rebus with photo words

Photography rebus 1

Photography rebus, let’s have some fun! Comment on this photo rebus with your answer below – and no cheating looking at the comments before. πŸ™‚

Edvard Levinsons pinhole of Time Square

Interview with pinhole photographer Edward Levinson

Nancy Breslin’s interview with photographer Edward Levinson, with the focus on pinholes and his digital pinhole project Spots of Light in Tokyo. Writer Nancy Breslin, photography / Edward Levinson Nancy Breslin: When students are introduced to pinhole photography it is often in the form of black and white paper negatives created in homemade cameras. Visitors to www.edophoto.com will see that you have a number of distinctive pinhole series that go … Read more

Dave Symonds

Dave Symonds

Dave Symonds is a retired Lighting Designer. He holds two Associateships and a Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. From: Born in Birmingham England in 1948 and now living in Newton Stewart, Scotland. Shows: Bromoil, Mordancage, Oilprints, Photopolymer Gravure, Pinhole and Purell Transfer. Dave took up photography in 1985 with his main interest being in mono printing and colour slide work. His introduction to alternative photography came by accident in … 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.