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…

Inspiration – Week of 6/27

This week’s inspiration set is crowded with solitude. Whether a peaceful mountain lake, a respite in blue, a hangout spot, or a summer wind in the park – pinhole delivers! After enjoying these, if you need more, head over to our archive of previous inspiration pieces. Passage Daniel Rock captured this stunning scene of Lake Louise…

Inspiration Week of 5/30

This week’s inspiration sharing a small set on account of the work we’ve been doing on some larger features. As some of our readers know, we’ve been reaching out to find what you want to learn. Have an article idea? Connect to us on Facebook and send a message! In the meantime, if you need…

Inspiration Week of 5/2

This week’s set of inspiration bring depth and motion to the forefront. Whereas other photographers are often shying away from motion or seeking to freeze it, the pinhole photographer embraces it. Whether it’s a whisper of motion along a long pier, or the overwhelming tide of the beach, pinhole has a unique grasp on the sense…

Inspiration Week of 4/25

For this week’s inspiration photos, we bring you five excellent pieces showing some great captures in wide open expanses. The weather in the Northern Hemisphere has warmed up, but the sun is still a little lower, making dramatic lighting more accessible than in the summer. If we do our job right, this week’s selection will…

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…

Dikal – Space

One of the things that makes the pinhole camera special is the infinite depth of field it provides. Dikal uses that infinite depth of field to his advantage when working with symmetry and geometric shapes. There is something special in the way the shapes are drawn out as they fit into the frame view. Using his…

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…

Get Inspired – Tied Up

Gunnar Eld brings this maritime scene from the icy shores of Stockholm. Tied Up When I lived in Seattle there were many days that were cold, drizzly, and hazy. It was like a blanket everywhere, but especially by the water. Gunnar’s image evokes that chilly yet comforting sensation perfectly. You can find more of Gunnar’s…

Get Inspired – West Side Market

Today’s photo deceives with an apparently empty market. West Side Market I made this 6 minute exposure in a very very crowded West Side Market in Cleveland on a Saturday afternoon. The crowd was so thick you could barely move, but because of the long exposure, the place looks empty! This photo was chosen because…