Itching to go pinhole this month but quite familiar with the dos and don'ts? A fine art photographer who specializes in pinhole cameras comes to your rescue with a helpful five-minute clip telling you everything you need to know to get started on pinhole photography!
If you’ve never tried pinhole photography but are intrigued with the raw process and the dreamy images it creates, you’re in for a treat. As with anything involving film, you’re bound to learn (often the hard way) that pinhole stuff — from building your own camera to exposing the film — isn’t as easy as looks, so to increase your chances of getting decent photos we bring you some pinhole basics from fine art photographer Nancy Breslin!
In the five-minute clip you’ll find below, the Washington DC-based photographer who specializes in pinhole photography discusses succinctly everything you need to know about the craft. From building your own pinhole camera, to properties of pinhole photos, to exposure times, to various resources and additional readings, she’s got it all covered. Whether you’re a total newbie or a little bit far along with pinholes, we bet there’s something for you to learn in the quick clip!
Want some more pinhole photography tips? We have a handful of camera-making tipsters below for you to check out!
DIY Pinhole Camera Checklist
Make an Empty Paint Can Into a Pinhole Camera
Pinhole Passion: Instant Pinhole Camera in a Cigarette Pack
3D Pinhole Fun! – Making the Stereoscopic Film Box Pinhole Camera
Pinhole Rocket: Making a Film Box Panoramic Pinhole Camera
Anamorphic Pinhole Fun
Pinhole Photography: Medium Format Cigar Box Pinhole
360° Pinhole Fun with the Panopticam