Zero Image Pinhole Camera

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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 on 2008-11-17 #gear #pinhole #120 #35mm #review #zero

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9 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

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

  2. noiway
    noiway ·

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

  3. kylewis
    kylewis ·

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

  4. grenoouille
    grenoouille ·

    Splendid gallery!

  5. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    Great pics and wonderfull cam !

  6. tsnsak
    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...

  7. lomodirk
    lomodirk ·

    amazing gallery, great job!

  8. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

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

  9. camerao
    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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