Sure, it looks like a speaker cabinet, or mysterious piece of nautical equipment, but what you're looking at is actually a pinhole camera from Kurt Mottweiller Studios.
Did you know that yesterday was both Easter and World Pinhole Photography Day? Is there a better way to celebrate both days than to make a pinhole camera out of an egg? Not for Francesco Capponi, who did that exact thing.
I love pinhole photography. The fact that people will take a gamble on a piece of film for months—or even years—strikes me as almost romantic, like a time capsule. This longest-ever exposure shows 34months of New York life.
Digital photography is clear, convenient and remarkably predictable. But film, particularly loaded into a pinhole camera, can be rough, murky and inherently retrospective. The 22 results of this Shooting Challenge are an excellent homage to the quirks of the medium.
Want to turn back the clock on that expensive DSLR rig of yours, and transform it into a classic pinhole camera instead? Yes? Great, because what we have here, courtesy photo pro Stephanie Zettl, are instructions to do just that.
With the name "Battlefield" you'd hope to see a rugged, war-proof camera which could withstand anything. Instead, this pinhole cam looks like it belongs in an art gallery, displaying an example of retro-futurism or something.
The creator of this tiny camera made two mistakes. One: it's styled like a Lomography Fisheye camera, but can't shoot fisheye photos. Two: they're not for sale yet. I demand ten.
Justin Quinnell left his homemade pinhole camera continuously exposed for a whopping six months to capture this incredible photo of Saint Mary Redcliffe Church in the UK.
This is Yama, a pinhole camera made of silver, gold, mercury, gem stones and a Tibetan monk skull blessed by a Lama. Even if I had the $5,000 that it costs, I won't buy it.
Did you ever do a pinhole camera experiment in school? No? You missed out on some good long-exposure fun. But now you can catch up: the folks at picture agency Corbis have got a bunch of strange designs you can print out, stick to some card and turn into your very own pinhole camera. The idea is that you stick some…
This wireless pinhole video camera looks like a screw. Pervy, ain't it? We don't know anything else about this cam, as the blog we're linking to just shows some stats (300 lines of resolution.) If anyone knows something, drop us a tip.
Okay, so it's not the biggest pinhole camera ever, but the crew behind the Camera Truck deserves kudos nonetheless for making a truck into a very large pinhole camera (their negatives are 1.30m x 3m, 4,500ish times the size of conventional negatives) and then spending a month driving it around the Iberian peninsula…