Worldwide Pinhole Day 2017

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It’s that time of year again……. Worldwide Pinhole Day.

Worldwide Pinhole Day allows photographers and enthusiasts to display their photos taken on the last Sunday of April using a pinhole camera.  This international event has been celebrated since 2001.

Currently there are 843 photos taken from around the world.  This year I entered the photo entitled “Chesapeake & Ohio”.

pinhole photograph Copyright 2017 James Draper Jr All rights reserved

This old restored locomotive caught my attention as I visited the Science Museum of Virginia. With so much detail, I chose to highlight the wheels.

WWPD 2017 Camera

This camera is a recycled jewelry box, modified to accept 5×7 film holders. A pinhole is mounted inside an old Graflex lens. My exposure was 20 seconds, controlled by a cable.

Take a moment to look at all the unique entries this year:

Worldwide Pinhole Day 2017

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