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Pinhole photography vale

  1. 1. PINHOLE Various Activities and Learning Experiences 2010 PHOTOGRAPHY
  2. 2. What is Pinhole Photography? • No lenses, uses only a small pin-sized hole and a light- sensitive surface (e.g. film) • Various materials can be used for the camera body • Gives a softer, lo-fi, vintage effect to the images • Almost an infinite depth-of-field • Long exposures are needed
  3. 3. Sample Pinhole Cameras
  4. 4. Matchbox Pinhole Camera
  5. 5. Materials needed
  6. 6. Make a 24mm square on the matchbox compartment
  7. 7. Cut the square and color the inside black. This will be the film frame
  8. 8. Color also the inside of the matchbox cover
  9. 9. Cut a small rectangular hole in the center of the matchbox cover
  10. 10. Cut a piece of aluminum which is slightly bigger than the rectangle, and punch a hole in the center using a needle or pin
  11. 11. Make sure that the hole is open, this will serve as the camera’s “lens”
  12. 12. Color the inside of the aluminum “lens” black
  13. 13. Place the “lens” on top of the rectangular hole, with the black-side facing the inside of the camera body
  14. 14. Secure it in place using electric tape
  15. 15. Cut two pieces of cardboard slightly bigger than the aluminum lens. These will create a pseudo-shutter mechanism
  16. 16. Color the rectangle black. You can use electric tape
  17. 17. Put the two pieces in place
  18. 18. The pseudo-shutter mechanism
  19. 19. Cut a piece of a ring-binder spine
  20. 20. Cut out the thick part
  21. 21. Attach it on your roll of film. This will serve as the shot counter
  22. 22. Attach it on your roll of film. This will serve as the shot counter
  23. 23. Cut the film leader strip
  24. 24. Insert the roll of film inside the matchbox. Make sure that the emulsion side is facing the hole
  25. 25. Attach the end of the unexposed film in the end of the empty film cannister. This will contain all your exposed film after
  26. 26. Insert the frame into the body
  27. 27. Close the box, and wind the film
  28. 28. What we have so far
  29. 29. Put electric tape around the spaces between the film and the camera body to avoid light leaks
  30. 30. Put electric tape around the spaces between the film and the camera body to avoid light leaks
  31. 31. This should do
  32. 32. Attach the tab of the can on the top of the empty film cannister
  33. 33. Start shooting!
  34. 34. SAMPLE PINHOLE PHOTOS

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