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Focal Press Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique

Second Edition: The only comprehensive book on pinhole photography. Includes more than 170 photographs and illustrations, in both color and black and white. Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique is both an entertaining illustrated history and a practical handbook. Included in the how-to chapter are directions on how to make and use pinhole cameras, explanations on avoiding the most common mistakes, calculating exposure times, charts and formulas for optimal pinhole diameters, making and measuring pinholes, filtering, various camera designs including wide angle, 1:1, telephoto, multiple pinhole, and extensive information on how to use zone plates. Includes lengthy chapters on the history of pinhole in both art and science, pinhole's renaissance from the 1960s into the 1990s. Many contemporary images are shown throughout the book. This book is a must for anyone interested in pinhole photography!
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