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 6/13

Today’s inspiration is in 3 movements: the scenic, the abstract, and the impressionistic. I love all 3 and, when out shooting my own pinhole camera, often get twisted up trying to decide which to do. The following are some fine examples, to help open your eyes for the weekend. Need more? Check out our galleries…

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 5/16

This week ƒ/D brings some more photos that I’ve been very excited to see. If there’s a common theme to these, I’d say that they’re all moments in transition. Vignettes of a story – a day at the pool; traveling cross country; the vanishing sun at the beach; the setting of another day in the backyard;…

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 4/18

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 – NovartisCampus Tanaguchi

Today we get juxtaposed in the angles of our featured pinhole photo. NovartisCampus Tanaguchi Rudi Neumaier is a Swiss photographer that thrives on the experimental possibilities that are presented by combining older photo techniques and digital processes. For this photo, he captured a triple exposure with his 8Banners pinhole camera and then converted to black…

Get Inspired – Suburb X

Today’s featured pinhole photo takes us to a rougher neighborhood. Suburb X Matko Vucica, based in Zagreb, Croatia, made this transcending photo with his homemade pinhole camera using Fuji Velvia film. He’s made a number of pinhole images on slide film, and the richness of color and smooth tonality work well to bring forth his…