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Zero Image Pinhole Camera

This camera is the one I like the most and use the most, (note my nickname: cameraO(bscura), because it brings you back to the roots of photography, and it is always a surprise, whats coming out when you have developed the film.

The little wooden box works perfect as a pinhole cam, but not too perfect, as the pics always have a soft mystic image, which makes them different to other cameras.

My Zero had walked along with me on many trips – stood on a tripod in the Red Sea, on a shaky little stone upon
an abyss, and on a lot of different paving stones all over the world. It helped me to get a lot of nice contacts to people, which were interested to hear about the secrets of Camera Obscura, schoolkids in Istanbul, a beduine in the desert of Sinai, or a guard in the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul, which comes running,because he thought that I had placed a bomb on the floor.

You don’t need a viewfinder, put it somewhere on in front of your object, open the shutter, wait 2 sec. (sunny), or longer by darkness, and the light is streaming through a nearly microscopic whole to your film. The super wide angel
of 25 mm sees everything around you.
It used 120 roll of film, color or black&white, but you can also put a 35mm film into the camera, with the effect, to expose the perforation.

written by camerao


  1. vicuna


    Great review and beautiful gallery! The Venice shots & n°7 & 15 are my favorites. Real pinhole art!! :))

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  2. noiway


    great camera and fantastic photos. wish you spend time in istanbul again and this time call me for more fun! gencer from istanbul
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  3. kylewis


    Lovely images, wish I'd had mine in Venice your images are beautiful!

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  4. grenoouille


    Splendid gallery!

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  5. azurblue


    Great pics and wonderfull cam !

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  6. tsnsak


    great gallery...I had one of these cameras...loved it. (lost all the cameras and pix in a fire) But it's definitely on my list of must replace for sure...cameras...really lovely photos again...

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  7. lomodirk


    amazing gallery, great job!

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  8. mephisto19


    it is such a beautiful camera! great review and gallery!
    now i want that one, too
    i cannot affort ALL cameras that are shown here

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  9. camerao


    whow, I'am so happy, so many visitors to my first posting here! Thanks to you all!!
    Think, after wood I should show plastic now to you??

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