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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In early February, a pinhole camera affixed to a bridge in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, caused a major disruption that required disposal by a bomb squad
A: When I'm out with the pinhole camera in New York City, people stop me on the sidewalk and they'll ask, "What is that?
The photographer works with traditional photographic techniques, using 6 x 6 analogue and pinhole cameras.
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.
In a photographic world dominated by the digital, a few artists continue to explore the perceptual and cognitive consequences of older technologies: Barbara Ess, for instance, works with the pinhole camera, and Abelardo Morell the camera obscura.
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.
Readers learn how to observe the Sun safely and how to make a pinhole camera.
Angie Buckley uses a cutout image and a pinhole camera to explore self-discovery and heritage In "I Saw You Thinking" (lower right).