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!…

Inspiration Week of 8/8

Summer is winding down but it has been a looong week here. Lots of meetings, and LOTS of great entries coming in for the Call for Entry (only a few days left!) – we’re looking forward to the weekend here at ƒ/D. Thankfully, some fresh pinhole inspiration to keep the spirits up! Summer Eyes Viktor…

Howard Moiser – Relative Movement

Pinhole isn’t the only form of photography I practice, but it’s one of my favorite forms because of the unique creative challenges that it presents. Other forms of photography will give you controls that allow you to slow down the shutter speed and/or extend the depth of field towards infinity if you so choose. But…

Inspiration Week of 4/18

This week’s set of inspiration photos explore spaces that we get to know well. These photos explore some great opportunities that lie within our daily lives. Whether still life or layered action, photographing the everyday just takes a bit of seeing. Hall 3 Dan Smith captured this unique scene while on a trip to London…

Get Inspired – 10_4.5_p

Take in today’s featured pinhole in a place of quiet beauty. 10_4.5_p De Ferschter made this quiescent scene using a Zero Image 4×5 with a single frame added for a focal length of 50mm, with Fomapan 100 film. The way these trees stand apart, like 5 good friends, makes for such a strong composition. You…

Get Inspired – An Abandoned Forest

Today’s featured pinhole photo brings a sense of how deep those still waters run An Abandoned Forest Chien Wenwei made this moody capture in Nantou, Taiwan of a stand of trees that have been overtaken by the floodwaters; with the absolute stillness of the water adds to the feeling of abandonment. More of Chien’s work can…

Get Inspired – MV Coho

Today’s featured pinhole photo is ready to set sail for the weekend. MV Coho I made this image after a long joyful day in Victoria, BC. The MV Coho is the ferry that connects Vancouver Island to Port Angeles, WA. It’s a high style trip that I recommend if you have the chance, especially when…

Luca Baldassari: A Pinhole Camera in the North Cape

Editor’s Note: All images in this article are ©Luca Baldassari 2015 For this week’s artist feature we’re pleased to take a bicycle trip with Luca Baldassari to the North Cape region of Norway. He was was able to fundraise on indiegogo to pay his travel expenses. Luca made this trek in 2014 on his trusty Surly Ogre bike loaded down…

Get Inspired – Blue Lake

I want to sit by the edge of this small lake all day… Blue Lake Moni Smith made this wonderful capture at Blue Lake, Portland, Oregon – a city that surprises with so many quiet places of understated beauty such as this. She made this shot with her Zero Image 45 in the 25mm configuration and…

Get Inspired – Chûn Quoit

It is fitting that these prehistoric ruins be photographed with the oldest of techniques. Chûn Quoit Paul Hetherington made this wonderful capture in Cornwall with his Zero Image 4×5. This is the only quoit in the area to keep it’s capstone in situ, and as such is quite the iconic burial structure. More of Paul’s…