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 – Pinholeshot

Today’s featured pinhole photo paints a scene of mystery with light. Pinholeshot Larissa Honsek used her pinhole camera in conjunction with light painting to create this enigmatic forest scene. We love the way she performed this 3-dimensionally, wrapping the light trails around the tree. You can find more of Larissa’s work on Flickr, Tumblr, Instagram,…

Get Inspired – 10_4.5_p

Take in today’s featured pinhole in a place of quiet beauty. 10_4.5_p De Ferschter made this quiescent scene using a Zero Image 4×5 with a single frame added for a focal length of 50mm, with Fomapan 100 film. The way these trees stand apart, like 5 good friends, makes for such a strong composition. You…

Get Inspired – Kaleidoscope

Today’s featured pinhole photo dazzles in reflections and cuts of light. Kaleidoscope Angel Rueda made this wonderful capture with his pinhole camera leveled into the sun and perfectly aligned with the symmetry of the scene. The effect is an almost overwhelming sense of light and warmth. More of Angel’s photos can be found on Flickr.

Get Inspired – An Abandoned Forest

Today’s featured pinhole photo brings a sense of how deep those still waters run An Abandoned Forest Chien Wenwei made this moody capture in Nantou, Taiwan of a stand of trees that have been overtaken by the floodwaters; with the absolute stillness of the water adds to the feeling of abandonment. More of Chien’s work can…

Get Inspired – Walk 2015-05-08 012

Peer through the oak trees in today’s featured pinhole photo. Walk 2015-05-08 012 Anatoly Tankov, whom we’ve featured before, produced this image while taking a walk through an oak grove at the Botanical Gardens in Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia. The vertigo induced by the trees is wonderfully captured in his image. More of Anatoly’s work can be found…

Get Inspired – Blue Lake

I want to sit by the edge of this small lake all day… Blue Lake Moni Smith made this wonderful capture at Blue Lake, Portland, Oregon – a city that surprises with so many quiet places of understated beauty such as this. She made this shot with her Zero Image 45 in the 25mm configuration and…

Get Inspired – Paessaggio

Today we feature a scene so serene we could stare at it all day.. Paesaggio Vittorio Silingardi made this wonderful capture in the countryside of Europe. The title, Paesaggio, refers to the European sense of landscape, and the way that the individual observation is the uniqueness of the experience. We love this photo for the…

Get Inspired – Camp Tecumseh

Today’s featured photo reminds us of simple pleasures. Camp Tecumseh Jeff McConnell captured this warm scene with his wonderful Ondu 6×6 pinhole camera (mentioned in our camera roundup!). The leaves on some of the trees just starting to turn for Fall, and inviting chairs on the dock, make you want to just kick an afternoon…