Take an intimate look at the King of Rock and Roll as he was about to break into super stardom in 1956. Formerly known as the "Memphis Flash", the then 21-year old Elvis Presley became a worldwide sensation, who, to this day, continues to influence pop culture in so many ways. Lucky for us (who weren't born at that time), photojournalist Al Wertheimer was there to take pictures - 3,800 to be exact.
In the summer of 2006, the biggest Pinhole camera in the world was built in an aircraft hangar in Irvine, California, USA. But it wasn’t just the biggest Pinhole camera ever - It’s also approved by the Guinness Book of Records as being the world’s largest camera of any kind AND it took the largest photo in history! This work of art was called ‘The Great Picture’ – Read on to find out more about the stunning achievement.
There's a difference between merely taking a photo of someone and making a great portrait. The first shows a person, the second tells something about a person. This article contains one hundred photos of the latter.
World Pinhole Photography Day is fast approaching and now is the perfect opportunity to start pinholing - Once you get over any fear of the unknown, you'll never look back, it's so much fun!
Solargraphy is the art of capturing the Sun’s path through pinhole photography. And with World Pinhole Day coming up on Sunday, we took the opportunity to interview Tarja Trygg, the founder of the Solargraphy project, to find out more about this unque and beautifully simple way to take photos!
World Pinhole Day 2011 is on Sunday and we’ve got the perfect Pinhole Rumble for you to take part in!
When I was a student at the Fine Arts Academy in Perugia, I fell in love with stenopeic photography and started gathering every kind of document I could about it and its technical evolution. I asked for some information from my photography teacher, Antonio Todini - He suggested that I search "Pinhole Photography" on the internet and as a way of remembering things said: “Pinhole, it sounds like pinolo (pine nut, in Italian), but with the 'H' after the 'N' and the final 'E'”. Since that moment the little nut planted itself in my mind and grew in the form of a challenge to make my very own pine nut pinhole camera!