Inspiration – Week of 7/11

This week’s inspirational imagery is all monochrome. I can never decide what I like more – color or black and white. Sometimes I waffle week to week – this week it’s mono 🙂 After checking out these awesome examples, I want you to do two things: Take a look at some of the other great…

Inspiration Week of 6/20

For this week’s inspirational set, we bring 4 movements, all from Europe. Which is appropriate, I suppose, since the whole world is looking to Europe today due to the passage of the Brexit. No matter your political leanings on the issue, we think you’ll find these works inspiring. If you need more, as always, you…

Inspiration Week of 5/9

Every week on ƒ/D we scour the web for some fine examples of pinhole photography to inspire you to get out and shoot some pinholes of your own. This week is no exception, as we bring you examples of great captures and a very happy accident. After you take a gander at these, if you still…

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 – 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 – Forgotten Outpost

Today’s featured pinhole photo was taken by John Nelson. Forgotten Outpost John made this wonderful photo in Two Guns, Arizona, along Route 66. The scene can be found in the famous “Diablo Canyon” area. We chose this image for it’s striking tonal range and unique perspective. It’s a wonderful subject for the pinhole technique! John can…