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. …

Inspiration for Clipper

The inspiration for the Clipper 6×18 came from my first wooden pinhole camera, made back in 1997. This camera has consistently created the best images of all my pinhole cameras, and as a stretch goal for my Kickstarter, I wanted …

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 …

35mm Film to 120 Spool Adapter

A while back, a couple of backers asked if they could use 35mm film in Flyer. I finally got around to it and yes, you can! I’ve designed an adapter that will work in any 120 format (or 620 format) camera …

(Sun) Tracks on the Film

As a boating enthusiast with a fascination for charts, I liked Tracks in the Sea: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans. So when it came to writing a post on solargraphs, I borrowed the title for Tracks …

Funded with Kickstarter!

   Pinhole Printed ended with 351 backers and 1175% overfunded – a runaway success! Well done and a big thank-you to everybody who has been involved in this project and most importantly a huge thank you to the people who …

Press: Pinhole Printed featured on Kickstarted’s Funded Friday series

Clint O’Connor was featured in Kickstarted’s Funded Friday, Episode 6! “Pinhole, Printed creator and crowdfunding enthusiast, Clint O’Connor joined us for a Funded Friday conversation. His project is unique in that he not only had major success from the get-go, …

Kickstarter Update: T-shirts and Stretch #3

Pinhole Printed T Shirt

I’ve been busy the last couple of days finalizing the design for printing.  Being funded early has enabled me to take the risk of going ahead and ordering all the parts and materials to print your cameras.  I’m very happy …