World Wide Pinhole Day is always the last Sunday in April.
This year I chose this sculpture to capture my photograph I entitled, “The Painted Pot.” This large concrete painted pot was selected as a pinhole subject because of its size. It represents peace as a 3D still life. It gets many comments from viewers.
This camera is a handmade 4×5 multi focal set with wide & super angle, standard focal length. I adapted a Graflex back & used a Polaroid shutter with pinhole shim. My cable release controls exposure. My subject was recorded on Ilford direct positive photo paper.
“Being that the weather would not be suitable for pinhole shots outside, I decided to setup a studio shot with the two nautilus shells. I used Harman Direct positive B&W paper, exposure took 10 minutes.”
“My pinhole camera is a Zero Image 4×5 multi format. It can use film or photo paper. For this picture I used direct positive photo paper. It has an f/238.”
“My image is a historical fountain that is very unique because of its age, shape and texture. This fountain sits in the middle of a cobblestone street in downtown Richmond Virginia. It should be on every visitor’s list.”
“My camera is handmade wooden box with a Polaroid shutter lens,a Graflex 4×5 film holder and a cable release. My exposure was 20 seconds with Ilford black & white.”
Please take a moment to view the article regarding my resent visit to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA. I had the opportunity to show my pinhole camera made out of Legos to local visitors of the garden’s Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks exhibit.