Archive for May, 2007

Camp Obscura: Santa Fe

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Live near Santa Fe? Artist Jackie Mathey is hosting a week long pinhole camp for all ages from 12 years up. Starting on 9th June, participants with make and use 4×5″ pinhole cameras, learn cyanotype printing, make camera obscuras, work with film and paper development, and, by the sound of things, have a blast.

me: interviewed about pinhole photography

Friday, May 25th, 2007

[ CK ] ~ Heyoka, by [ CK ]. I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Chris Keeney, as part of his ongoing series of conversations with photographers and other artists. We spent a couple of enjoyable weeks talking, by email and IM, about creative process, about light, making things by hand, music, influences, [...]

Abelardo Morell: audio interview

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

Lensculture has a piece about Abelardo’s Morell‘s photographs of camera obscura rooms, including recent colour images. The best thing? An audio interview with him by Jim Casper. Fascinating information about how he works. Highly recommended listening.

Andreas Trolf: oatmeal can pinhole camera

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

These are probably the best step-by-step oatmeal can pinhole camera instructions I’ve ever seen online. (But if you are jumpy about swearyness, it’s going to make you unhappy.) The whole Fecal Face site is worth a good poke around, because there’s masses of rocking art stuff in there.

Brian Wagner’s Mac pinhole

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

I’ve been a fan of Instructables since it started, with its incredible collection of step-by-step how tos. Fresh and shiny from pinhole, day, though, they’ve got a particularly cool pinhole project online. Brian Wagner took an old Mac, and turned that into a camera, breathing new life into old tech with some sweet results.

Thomas Bachler, William Morkrynski, Mabel Odessey: Movements in Still Time

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

The new show at the Lonsdale Gallery in Toronto sounds extremely interesting: Three international pinhole artists experiment with the process of representing time. Thomas Bachler (Germany) explores photography through the trigger of a gun. Shooting through a cardboard box, a pinhole camera is created and the resulting image captures a “Scene of Crime”. William Morkrynski [...]

Zeb Andrews: Pinscapes in Portland

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

St Johns Bridge Originally uploaded by Zeb Andrews. If you’re in Portland, during the month of May, you should head over to the 12×16 gallery to see Zeb Andrews’ solo show of : A collection of pinhole images made around the city of Portland using various Zero Image pinhole cameras, capturing everything from ferris wheels, [...]