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 – 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 – Tied Up

Gunnar Eld brings this maritime scene from the icy shores of Stockholm. Tied Up When I lived in Seattle there were many days that were cold, drizzly, and hazy. It was like a blanket everywhere, but especially by the water. Gunnar’s image evokes that chilly yet comforting sensation perfectly. You can find more of Gunnar’s…

Get Inspired – Höfn

Today’s featured pinhole photo was taken in the amazing Icelandic landscape. Höfn Usually I write up the synopsis of these, but Patrick O’Reilly did a pretty good job himself when he sent in the photo: Last summer I boxed up my cheap 80’s Peugeot bicycle and flew from France to Iceland with the plan of…

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…

Get Inspired – Scapa Pier

Today’s feature is a haunting piece captured by Ingrid Budge. Scapa Pier Ingrid made this image using a homemade coffeecan pinhole camera. The paper is about 50 years old and therefore needs longer exposures. This was a 7 minute exposure, developed in Ilford chemicals, then scanned and inverted. We chose to highlight Ingrid’s photo because of…

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…