Pinhole Photography

A pinhole camera, also know as a camera obscura, is a simple optical imaging device in the shape of a closed box or chamber. It doesn’t have a lens and only a single small aperture (a pinhole) which allows light from a scene to pass through which then projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box. Here is a diagram which outlines the principle:  

Pinhole diagram

Here are some examples of pin hole photography: 

27066-banner-ArtsPinholePhotoDay4-625 Clipboard04 Oak walter-crump-brunch-pinhole-photography

Here is a pinhole photo that I took. The hole was actually too big for this one so I have to revise and make the photo much smaller. It literally has to be the size of a pinhole in order for the image to be sharp!

 

_MG_0656 _MG_0658 _MG_0660 _MG_0661 _MG_0664 _MG_0665 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s