Synopses & Reviews
Pinhole Photography is both an entertaining illustrated history and a practical handbook for this unique photographic technique. This revision of the successful how-to guide and illustrated history of pinhole photography has been expanded to include a new chapter on zone plates, as well as expanding the chapter on current work in pinhole photography. Many new illustrations and refinements throughout the text bring the book up to date.
In this digital age, more and more photographers are rediscovering traditional artistic methods. Detailed, easy-to-read chapters explain how to create pinhole cameras and images and how to manipulate pinhole images using a variety of photographic techniques.
*A new edition of the successful how-to guide and history of pinhole photography -Includes many new images and a new chapter on zone plates
*The definitive book on pinhole photography by one of the world's foremost authorities
*Beautifully illustrated with more than 180 color and black and white photographs and line art
. If you've wondered how to make these images, you'll be fascinated by this book." - Popular Photography (Review of First Edition)
"Pinhole cameras make intriguing, somewhat diffused images, with great depth of field. If you've wondered how to make these images, you'll be fascinated by this book." - Popular Photography (Review of First Edition)
About the Author
Eric Renner is founder and codirector of Pinhole Resource, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing information about pinhole photography. He is also the founder and coeditor of The Pinhole Journal, published three times yearly.
Table of Contents
Pinhole's history in science; Pinhole's history in art; Pinhole's revival in art: The 1960's and '70's; Pinhole's renaissance in the 1980's; The how-to of pinhole photography; Transforming the pinhole image, extensions and alternatives;
Portfolio from the 1990's.