June Recap

June 2016 was a great month here at ƒ/D. We spent the month mostly on educational topics, and I expect that July will be more focused on the artists. Here’s a look back on what was covered, in case you missed anything:   We added a healthy bunch to our collection of favorite inspiring pinhole…

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…

Build a Pinholga!

For those of us not endowed with fine builder skills, converting an existing camera into a pinhole camera is one of the surest ways to get yourself a reliable rig for shooting pinhole. In addition to taking care of the camera housing for you, a camera conversion can add other advantages such as reliable film transport,…

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…

Get Inspired – The Old Schoolhouse

Today’s featured photo is wonderful in its simplicity. The Old Schoolhouse Robert Crutcher captured this quiet piece of serenity with a Holga 120 PC while in Blackhead Newfoundland, near St John’s. The simple scene, with warm sun and shadow, seems to perfectly fit the one room schoolhouse, and recall a day when it served the small…

Get Inspired – ~/\

Today our featured pinhole gets us lost in island grasses. ~/\ Vernon Trent created this moody image of a hill of island grasses on Sylt Island, Germany. His capture of the path through the grasses leads us into a misty setting – the perfect place to hold off the work week just a little longer this…

A Survey of Cameras

By this point we may have inspired you to dream of making your own wonderful pinhole photos and explore how this technique might help all of your photographic endeavors. One of the first decisions to make is exactly how you might go about doing that. Never fear! While in olden times some of us had to…