pinhole camera


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pinhole camera

[′pin‚hōl ′kam·rə]
(optics)
A camera which has no lenses, but consists essentially of a darkened box with a small hole in one side, so that an inverted image of outside objects is projected on the opposite side where it is recorded on photographic film.
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The most important part of your pinhole camera is the pinhole aperture.
The photographer works with traditional photographic techniques, using 6 x 6 analogue and pinhole cameras. He shoots "visible phenomena," as he describes it in his own writing, such as trees, open spaces and coastlines, often exposing two to four shots layered atop one another, or printing the image overlaid by other shapes, to create abstractions of the originals.
"I was sitting there one day with my pinhole camera and I thought, 'I wonder if this fits in my mouth," the Daily Mail quoted Justin, who is one of the UK's leading pinhole camera experts, as saying.
The pinhole camera performs a perspective transformation.
Alexander won a pinhole camera donated by the Yorkshire Store and Dom Garcia won a mini football from Stokesley Sports.
To find out, make a pinhole camera that shows how cameras form images.
The color pinhole camera is built into the 31/2-inch-wide unit, along with a monitor, battery, and digital recorder.
What we need to know in order to make sense--technically, at least--of what we are seeing is that these complex and profoundly unsettling images have been created not with the latest digital technology but with that most ancient of photographic devices, the pinhole camera. In its Felten-Massinger version, the camera obscura becomes a darkroom on wheels, in the form of a secondhand camper (caravane, in French) painted black inside and pierced with a minuscule hole in one wall.
Readers learn how to observe the Sun safely and how to make a pinhole camera. Major solar space missions, a list of forthcoming solar eclipses and the effects of the Sun on Earth are also covered.
Angie Buckley uses a cutout image and a pinhole camera to explore self-discovery and heritage In "I Saw You Thinking" (lower right).
Joe Winchester will exhibit new video about "memory in relation to imagination and how one dictates the other" and will also show new large-format images taken with a pinhole camera. For more details, including the exhibition's location, go to www.Bleushift.com.