Most of the new/old retro toy film cameras that come out nowadays bore me to death, but this one is actually pretty neat. It's a hand-made pinhole camera that takes pictures on Polaroid instant film, creating distorted but magical views of the world.
We've seen a few crazy bullet time rigs in our day, but this one might take the cake both for "coolest" and "most over the top." For the music video of London Grammar's “Wasting My Young Years” photographers put together a setup that used a whopping 625 pinhole cameras to awesomely stop time. It's ridiculous.
If you've been searching for a pinhole camera to enjoy and then pass on to your children, you're in luck. Industrial designer and carpenter Elvis Halilović has created a beautiful line of handmade pinhole cameras. Wait, you haven't been looking for that? Huh. Okay. Nonetheless! These oddly compelling wooden boxes will…
The Trashcam Project is a group of garbage collectors from Hamburg, Germany who take stunning photographs using 1,100 liter dumpsters that have been transformed into pinhole cameras.
Considering this is a homemade camera knocked together with a few borrowed parts, it's surprisingly high-tech, with the main selling-point being that it was laser-cut—and that you can make one yourself.
Part of Central Washington University was shut down for four hours after campus police stumbled across a homemade pinhole camera, believing it was a bomb. After calling in the army explosive team, they discovered it was some poor photographer's project.
In an age where TV makers and the like are constantly outdoing one another with new "world's largest" claims, it's refreshing to discover that something so analog—a pinhole camera's photo—is still the world's largest, five years on.
In a charming example of wordplay, Italian photography student Francesco Capponi took the Italian word "pinolo" (pine-nut) and turned it into Pinholo, the pine-nut pinhole camera. I could be wrong, but this could be the world's smallest pinhole camera. Even smaller than this dinky little camera, and most definitely…
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.
When loaded with medium-format film (120mm), this cardboard pinhole camera can take long-exposure photos with quality you couldn't even dream about.
I'd love a pack of these "Flutter In Pinhole" cardboard camera concepts. They double-up as a Polaroid camera and postcard, letting you send it on to friends around the world.
I do love the dreamy, lo-fi effects a pinhole camera creates. This lens cap turns a regular camera into a pinhole camera, used for sun photography and long exposure shots.
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.
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.
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…