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Wordwide Pinhole Photography Day 2007

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

WPPD is creeping up once more, in its seventh annual incarnation. I’m thinking of trying to arrange an Edinburgh workshop and/or group pinhole shoot. It’s the last sunday in April, so this year it’s on the 29th. Lots of advance warning, so we can plan something a bit more adventurous than the traditional bunch of [...]

Ag magazine – with pinhole article and art

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

The current issue of UK-published Ag magazine, has an article by Tom Persinger, about the aesthetics of lensless photography, illustrated with work by pinhole artists Nicolai Morrisson, Hans Brinkman, Mary Donato, Carl Radford, and zone-plate artist Chris Ellinger .

call for submissions: pinhole, zone plate and toy cam postcards

Friday, December 29th, 2006

from the pinhole email list: Linn-Benton Community College is seeking submissions for Light Box IV, a postal art show of toy camera, pinhole, and zone plate photography. Due: February 17, 2007 Show Dates: February 20 to April 6, 2007 Format: Two postcards with a brief statement of why the photographer uses that method of photography [...]

Camara Oscura: exhibition of contemporary pinhole photography

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

An international exhibition of contemporary pinhole photography, in Gran Canaria, from 3 to 30 November 2006, featuring work from Ricardo Montesdeoca, Joaquin Casado, Anastasia Medvedeva, Henrieke Strecker, David Cugnasca, Daniel Zrihen, Dmitry Rubinshteyn, Joseph Maria Ribas i Prous, and Katie Cooke

apologies for the absence

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Slowlight has moved from Suffolk to Scotland. There was much packing and chaos. Things are getting back to normal: The cameras are now all out of boxes. The kitchen sink has been christened with developer and fixer. Local darkrooms have been investigated and used. Hurrah for Stills, which not only shows interesting new work, but [...]

Black and White Photography Magazine – pinhole special

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

The current issue of Black and White Photography magazine is a pinhole special. There’s an article by Andrew Sanderson about teaching children with pinhole, a piece by Tom Persinger on the new rise of pinholing, a feature article about Anthony Browell‘s images, a round up of some of the cameras you can buy, and selections [...]

call for entries: hand-crafted cameras

Friday, June 9th, 2006

f295 is working with the Society for Contemporary Craft to hold an exhibition of self-made/hand-crafted cameras (and their images) to be part of the 2007 f295 Lensless Imaging and Alternative Process Symposium. To enter send a picture of your self-made camera and one or two images made with that camera via email to: All [...]

Captured Starlight

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Hurrah: another blog of pinholey goodness! Captured Starlight has some fantastic pinhole camera projects, including a glorious fully homemade 6×6 folder. Wonderful stuff.

WPPD 2006

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

on the beach Originally uploaded by heyoka. The pinholers have been out in force today. The gallery over at the WPPD website is growing and growing by the minute, and is full of good things. On flickr, too. There’s masses of good work showing up in various pinhole groups. Happy world wide pinhole day!

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

April’s almost over, so here’s a last minute reminder: world wide pinhole day is this Sunday. Need some last minute inspiration or camera help? Try the f295 Pinhole Photography Forum. Or, there might be a workshop or event near you.