Nils Karlson – Earth Stands Still

Friends – I feel I’ve let you down. You see, I’ve known for a few weeks now that Nils Karlson’s book, “Earth Stands Still”, would be coming via crowdfunding. I’ve known this whole time that it was going to be a triumph of pinhole minimalism. But due to some travel and a mixup, I’m getting this…

Csaba Kovács – Out of the Fog

One of the earliest concepts that many of us photographers learn is the power of lines in a photograph. Most often, this concept is demonstrated with a shot looking straight down some train tracks or maybe rows of crops in a field. It’s a powerful effect, and easily reproducible. Therefore, if a photographer makes converging lines…

Get Inspired – Week of June 15

Today’s post represents the first in our new format change. In case you missed the announcement and the reasons why, you can catch up here. Every week, we at ƒ/D are going to strive to bring you the best we’ve found in the world of pinhole photography. We scour the archives of Flickr, 500px, Behance,…

Get Inspired – Carrick 6

Take in the craggy harshness in today’s featured pinhole. Carrick 6 Dave Symonds photographed this harsh scene with his Zero Image 6×9 on Ilford FP4 film. The long tonality of this scene from Carrick Bay South West Scotland helps to really bring you into the vastness of what the harsh processes that brought this area…

Get Inspired – Steam Locomotive

This pinhole photo arrives with the force and grit of the Industrial Revolution. Steam Locomotive Anatoly Tankov captured this powerful scene in the Siberian region of Russia with his homemade pinhole camera loaded with Ilford HP5+. The low angle and sweeping clouds do well to compliment the imposing nature of the steam engine. Well done! More…

Get Inspired – Whitby Abbey

Today’s featured pinhole photo is rather awe inspiring. Whitby Abbey Alastair Ross produced this wonderful image using his Zero Image 2000 loaded with Infrared (IR) film. IR pinhole is a very powerful combination, especially for subject matter such as this. The feelings of movement, and a broody darkened sky, bring about a sense of foreboding…

Get Inspired – Blick auf Alster II

This moody pinhole photo of the day comes Germany. Blick auf Alster II This wide angle water scene was produced by Cheng-I Chien in the waters of Hamburg, Germany. The choice of Velvia, which normally has a blue cast in longer exposures, is perfect in the way it brings out the subtle marks of red…

Get Inspired – Sunrise on Biloxi Bay

Today’s pinhole inspiration is provided by Eddie Erdmann’s amazing capture of a spectacular sunrise on Biloxi Bay. Sunrise on Biloxi Bay For this image, Eddie used his Reality So Subtle 6×17 camera with Fuji Velvia film. Eddie captured this stunning scene while standing at the top of the Biloxi Bay Bridge, which connects Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Mississippi. We…