Back in 2006, I built some pinhole cameras out of coffee cans and shot some photographs with them directly to photography paper. Concurrently to that, built a foam core cap for the 50mm lens on my K1000 and shot a couple of rolls of film. I shared those not too long ago, but the paper […]
That’s one of the beauties of pinhole photography… and time too. Shoot something complex enough through a rudimentary pinhole made out of foamcore then wait near-enough to 10 years, and good luck trying to identify it later.
Back in 2006, I ran some pinhole photography tests as part of a project for the Art department at UIS. I recently came across the negatives and printed photos(!) produced during this project, and this is the story.
After reading a post on Google+, and checking out Robert Rath’s writeup of his Transit of Venus through-a-pinhole shot, I decided it was time to make a pinhole lens and see how the D7000 fared with an optic even more rudimentary than the Holga 60mm f/8. Step one: procure supplies. In this case, supplies consisted […]