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Friends in Pinhole: For the past year+, we’ve enjoyed meeting pinhole photographers around the world and bringing news, artists, and motivation to the pinhole world. Today we want to take a moment to provide a vision for the future of ƒ/D that puts us on a track for sustainability. If you’ve followed ƒ/D for long,…

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Inspiration week of 9/19

Forth-bridge Rudi Neumaier is a talented and prolific photographer that used his Reality So Subtle camera to make this photo of Forth Bridge, which is 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Centre. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s just over 125 years old. Rudi has a lot of work available online, between his Flickr site…

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Your Best Work is Yet to Come

When I started pinhole, you could say it was a reaction to everything else going on in my photographic life. I had been building a commercial photography practice and was doing well in digital photography. That was, until the great recession swallowed my practice in what felt like an instant. As 2008 came to a close,…

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Darius Kuzmickas – Multi Pinhole

It’s not that pinhole photography is a more creative embodiment of photography. It’s that pinhole photography nudges the photographer out on the creative ledge a bit more. Pinhole necessitates experimentation. Constantly infinite depth of field and long exposure times are the first couple steps out towards the ledge. Maybe the realization that one can build their own…

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Inspiration Week of 9/5

This week brings a few new pieces to help get your creativity going. Fall is almost here, and this is the time of year that I personally feel the most charged to get out and shoot new work. Seasonality not withstanding, if you are needing a little direction in your creative pursuit, check out the…

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12 Shots to Stretch Out

Summer is basically over, and if you’re like me, you’re damn happy for it too! Something about the steady march towards winter sets the senses alive. So let’s capitalize on the sense of invigoration. Here at ƒ/D, we’re all about inspiring you to reach for the pinhole camera and gain perspectives you didn’t have before.…

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August Recap

August has been an exciting month! Not only did we bring some of the content recapped below, but we closed on our first Call for Entry! It was a lot of fun working with so many great photographers – on a daily basis we got to see fresh work come in. We’re incredibly excited to…

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Inspiration Week of 8/22

This week for our inspirational post we’re happy to bring you something on the more experimental side. Playing with these techniques will usually give mediocre results at first, but with a bit of effort, the work will pay off. Once learned, I’d love to see how you apply these techniques to your own creative vision. Don’t…

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Antonis Kioupliotis – No Lens Athens

If I’ve seen one picture of Athens, I’ve seen a thousand. Moreover, paintings, statues, and studies in art history. They just pile up. The common thread though, at least of the photos I’ve seen of Athens is that they are, not always but usually, produced by tourists. You know you’ve truly lived in a place…

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Inspiration Week of 8/15

Welcome to this week’s set of pinhole inspiration! It’s been a busy week – as the Call for Entry came to a close, we got a flood of GREAT work! We’re very excited about this upcoming project. Don’t stress if you entered and haven’t heard back yet – we have some catching up to do!…