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…

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 – 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 – Crazy ’bout a Mercury

Today’s featured pinhole photo absorbs us in a time gone by. Crazy ’bout a Mercury Collin Orthner made this wonderful image while traveling through Alberta. It has a great backstory from Collin himself: This old Mercury truck was found on an old farm south of Brooks, Alberta, near Rolling Hills. It was a creepy place…

Get Inspired – Carrick 6

Take in the craggy harshness in today’s featured pinhole. Carrick 6 Dave Symonds photographed this harsh scene with his Zero Image 6×9 on Ilford FP4 film. The long tonality of this scene from Carrick Bay South West Scotland helps to really bring you into the vastness of what the harsh processes that brought this area…

Get Inspired – Pinhole Closet View

Today’s featured pinhole image basks in some warm window light. Pinhole Closet View Tim Lowe is an American living in Colombia and, while well versed in photography in general, is relatively new to the world of pinhole photography. He made this image with his Zero Image 6×6, and is anxiously awaiting a 4×5 – the…

Get Inspired – MV Coho

Today’s featured pinhole photo is ready to set sail for the weekend. MV Coho I made this image after a long joyful day in Victoria, BC. The MV Coho is the ferry that connects Vancouver Island to Port Angeles, WA. It’s a high style trip that I recommend if you have the chance, especially when…

Get Inspired – Pinhole 970, Bridge

Today’s featured pinhole sends us into the abyss. Pinhole 970, Bridge Darius Kuzmickas provides this wonderful perspective of the St. Johns Bridge in Portland Oregon. He used his Zero Image 2000 loaded with Fuji Reala to capture the way the fog blankets the scene in typical Pacific Northwest fashion. More of Darius’s work can be found…

Get Inspired – 1961 VW Bug

Today we feature pinhole’s take on an iconic car. 1961 VW Bug John Thomas produced this pleasing capture from the interior of a 1961 VW Bug using his Zero Image pinhole camera loaded with Kodak Ektar. It’s a combination that seems meant to be – the notorious palette of Ektar, soft focus of pinhole, and…

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…