Pinhole Photography Rediscovering a Historic Technique

ISBN-10: 0240802314

ISBN-13: 9780240802312

Edition: 1994

Authors: Eric Renner

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* The definitive book on pinhole photograpyhy by one of the world's foremost authorities * Beautifully illustrated with more than 170 colour and black and white photographs and line art * Includes an invaluable source guide of suppliers In this digital age, more and more photographers are rediscovering traditional artistic methods, and Pinhole Photography is both an entertaining illustrated history and a practical how-to guide to this unique photographic genre. 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. Eric Renner is the founder and director of Pinhole Resource, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing information about pinhole photography. He is also founder and co-editor of The Pinhole Journal, published three times yearly. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Central and South America and Europe.
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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 12/14/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 0.60" wide x 0.90" long
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Pinhole's History in Science
Holed Stones
Early Pinhole Optics-Eclipses, Telling Time, and Optical Phenomena
Noon-marks in Italian Renaissance Cathedrals
The Pinhole in the Wave Theory of Light
The Pinhole in Photography
The Pinhole and the Eye
Twentieth-century Pinhole Imaging in High-energy Physics
Pinhole's History in Art
Brunelleschi's Pinhole Perspective Device
Alberti's First Diffraction Camera
Alberti's Intersector
Leonardo da Vinci
Anamorphosis-The Deception of the Eye
The First Pinhole Photographs
Pinhole's Popularity in Early "Pictorialism"
August Strindberg
Pinhole's Demise in the Early Twentieth Century
Pinhole's Revival in Art: The 1960s and 1970s
Rebirth-The Late 1960s
The 1970s
Pinhole's Revival in Art: The 1980s
The Peter Pan Principle, or "I Can Fly"
The Body as Camera
Camera and Photograph as One
Cameras and Images in the 1980s
The How-to of Pinhole Photography
Making a Simple Pinhole Camera
Loading the Pinhole Camera
Making a Photograph
Additional Mistakes
Additional Possibilities
Optimal Pinhole Formulas
Making a Pinhole Turret
Pinhole Camera Geometries
Exposure Times
Additional Technical Information
Additional Hints for Building Pinhole Cameras
Zone Plates, Slits, and Other Apertures
Zone Plates
Zone Plate Cameras, Images, and Methods
Pinhead Mirrors and Pinspeck
Slit Apertures
Other Aperture Alterations
Eye, Image, Camera, Mind: The 1990s
The Shifting Image of Reality?
1990s Images
List of Suppliers
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