Archive for August, 2008

Francesco Capponi: birdhouses, pine nuts, and chess

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Ritratto ideale di Duchamp e Man Ray by Francesco Capponi Francesco Capponi makes glorious project-specific pinhole cameras, where the camera and the photos from them are part of the same work. How can you not love a pinhole birdhouse with the bird’s eye view, looking out through the round door, pinhole origami where the camera [...]

Mark Tweedie

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Two Frogs in Ice by Mark Tweedie I am completely in love with some of Mark Tweedie’s pinhole work, particularly the Still Life in Ice series he made last winter, freezing things into blocks of ice. I keep going back to look at them, particularly this one of two mummified frogs. I’ve had a couple [...]

Nick Shuval-Sergeev

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Ann by Nick Shuval-Sergeev I’ve known Nick Shuval-Sergeev‘s work for a while, but he has a new site with some amazing new work. If Sudek had used a pinhole camera, perhaps he would have made photographs like Nick’s still lives, though Nick’s works are entirely his own, and hold so much domestic magic and memory [...]

Bill Westheimer

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Clematis 7, by Bill Westheimer Bill Westheimer, a photographer, photogrammer, and experimenter in light and pictures has a huge and glorious site featuring his work. Any one of the projects alone is a hell of a body of work, but cumulatively it’s mindblowing. I keep going back to look at the wire balls photograms, ferns, [...]

pinhole: science + art

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Pinholery meets the future, with a group of international researchers creating the brightest, sharpest x-ray holograms of microscopic objects ever made, thousands of times more efficiently than previous x-ray-holographic methods.