Worldwide Pinhole Day 2015

It’s not too late!  Get your cameras ready and film loaded for Worldwide Pinhole Day in 2015, coming up on Sunday April 26. The participation rules are on the site, but the key points are: anyone can submit one photo …

Valentine’s Day, Henry Ford, and 3D Printed Pinhole Cameras

Valentine’s Day is coming!  I’d just *love* to offer a bright RED Flyer or Clipper for your photographer love. I had a similar question during my Kickstarter – was I going to offer other colors? Black is so boring.  What do …

Flyer 6×6 on Amazon Global Export

Flyer has been added to Amazon’s Global Export list! What does this mean? It means you can order from Amazon.com (either by searching for it or more easily, clicking on the Buy @ Amazon button on pinholeprinted.com/order/flyer6x6) directly and have …

Pinhole Printed 2015

Website Refresh Pinhole Printed’s website gets a complete refresh for 2015.  Cleaner style, new theme, and updated links. Product development goes on and there should be more to look forward to, as well as more cameras on the shelf.

120 Takeup Spool for 35mm Film

A while back, a couple of backers asked if they could use 35mm film in Flyer and I designed an adapter to center the 35mm film as a 120 spool. Now I’ve done the matching 120 takeup spool needed (though …

Loading the Clipper 6×18

A couple of Clipper owners have contacted me about difficulty loading the Clipper. I plan to do a video to make this more clear, but I wanted to post instructions that may help on the first time or two. This procedure …

Subjects for a Pinhole Camera – #1 Water

Pinhole photography is an amazingly creative medium with deep roots in history and camera obscuras. Pinholes have been in use a long time, originating as perspective viewing devices as far back as 1425 by Filippo Brunelleschi. Camera obscuras are based …

Printing Your Own Cameras from STL Files

Test Print of Flyer 6x6

For 3D printing enthusiasts, you can print your own pinhole cameras! If you’ve never done pinhole photography, it’s ridiculously simple. Load the film, open/close the shutter, advance the film, repeat X times, send the film off for processing. After nearly …

Flyer 6×6, Clipper 6×18 Win Honors!

Flyer & Clipper in display case at New Mexico History Museum

Flyer 6×6 and Clipper 6×18 are now in the New Mexico History Museum! The “Poetics of Light Exhibition is running through January 10, 2016 – if you pass near Santa Fe, you should go see this stunning display of pinhole photography. …

Pinholes and Tripods

I am so used to this that I forget that photographers new to pinhole photography or film photography might not realize how critical a tripod or stable mount is to getting the sharpest pinhole images. Pinhole cameras with the correct size …