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

World Pinhole Photography Day

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day – last Sunday in April (27 April 2025 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 27th of April 2025 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

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

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”.

Pixie multipinhole camera

Pinhole history

A brief pinhole history by pinhole expert and enthusiast Anita Chernewski