Rolls 3 & 4: A New Pinhole – A Different Perspective

In the quest for the best 3Dprintable pinhole camera, the Schlaboratory Mindtrust have released the source files for a clever little box that anyone can assemble. The body consists of four interlocking parts, with a greatly reduced vitamin count. In a nod to tradition and practicality, Gaffer tape replaces bolts for a number of assembly…

Rolls 27-29: Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day Before and After

For me, my tolerant wife, and the Pinholistas, Worldwide Pinhole Day was a multi-day affair, a beer-soaked celebration of lensless photography and a grand experiment in Internet fellowship.  It started in Amsterdam last year, and we converged on Portland, OR this year on the last weekend of April.  Naturally, Seattle and Portland residents were well represented, but emissaries from the…

Roll 22: Pinhole Meetup Redux at the Center for Wooden Boats

Film: Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 B&W Camera: terraPin Bijou 6X4.5 3D printed pinhole F/135 Owing to the sins of sloth and procrastination, I found myself at the Center for Wooden Boats, the sole attendee to a meetup I had organized with late notice.  Hank said he’d like to go there and so I rebooted the CWB meetup…

Roll 21: Rangefinding Around Seattle and Portland

Film: Kodak 100 T-Max Camera: Voigtlander Bessa R3A with Skopar 35/2.5 This camera makes me very happy.  I love shooting with it, I love its simplicity and I really like what I get from it.  The Skopar 35mm lens is very fun to shoot also – all in all, a solid combination for shooting 135. I carried the…

Roll 20: New Life for LF Pinhole

Film: Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 Camera: The PINH5AD 4×5 3D printed pinhole  f/225  with 6X8 Graflex 120 film Press Back I have learned a few things since I built this camera, including how to make a better pinhole.  I made a new 0.40mm pinhole for this LF camera before I took it for a field trip.  As much as…

Roll 8: A Wider Shade of Pinhole

Film: Kodak Ektar 120 film – ISO 100 Camera: terraPin 6X9 3D printed pinhole camera, 40mm, f/174 I have greatly been enjoying wider angles in my pinhole photography, and my terraPin 6X6 recently evolved to a wider 6X9. Of course, the format size is wider, but the angular width of the photo is actually a function of “focal…