Instructional Steps To Making A Pinhole Camera

This will be an instructional post about the creation of a Pinhole Camera.

A Pinhole is a small, light-tight can or box with a black interior and a small hole in the center of one end.

Step 1: Finding A Can or Box Pinhole Camera

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Step 2: Painting the Boxes Interior
Reason: To not allow light to expose the picture when taking a photo.
Error to look for: Chipped or peeled paint could allow light to enter

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Step 3: Making the hole
Reason: To allow light from subject to reveal in the camera
How to: Use a sewing needle to pierce halfway through

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Step 4: Now you are ready to take your pinhole photos and make sure you are not revealing any light that might get into the camera. Use a Kodak Film or any film paper and expose it for this amount of time —–> Bright Sunlight: 1-4 seconds/ Cloudy Bright: 4-16 seconds.

Step 5: Process and Printing photos: Develop the negative into the developing stages (See Link: http://blogs.egusd.net/mouab/2014/09/02/film-developing-review/)

Some Examples of Pinhole:

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Madonna by: Scott Speck

Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport by: Unknown

London Bridge

London Bridge by: Unknown

Cited: http://www.kodak.com/ek/US/en/Pinhole_Camera.htm

4 thoughts on “Instructional Steps To Making A Pinhole Camera”

  1. A pinhole camera is nothing but a simple camera, that is made in a light-proof box with a small aperture, but without a lens.
    Thus the simple steps of making a pinhole camera are given in this article, step by step. Contact to Microsoft Support Australia, if u want to know more about it.

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