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Pinhole Photography Day Celebration 27th April 

What’s a pinhole camera?

A lensless camera. It harks back to the origins and basic principles of photography: a sealed, black box; film or photographic paper; and a tiny hole with a shutter to let the light in. Any fool can make one (we know because we did it and we’re idiots), and the possibilities for experimenting go way beyond 20 Instagram filters.

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Pinhole Photography Day

Anyone, anywhere in the world, who makes a pinhole photograph on the last Sunday in April, can scan it and upload it to this website where it will become part of the annual Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day celebration's online gallery.

Pinhole pointers

Do the math
There’s a formula that expresses the perfect relationship between the size of the pinhole (the aperture) and its distance from the film for images to be sharp. “If you’re finding that your images are out of focus, try using a box that has enough room for you to move the film closer or further away.

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