Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day – Herschel Pollard

Happy Pinhole Day to all Analogue lovers:)
This article gave me a sign that it’s about time me to kick myself on the butt and try out finally how pinhole works.
Challenge accepted!

1000 Words Blog

Today’s blog post for World Pinhole Photography Day comes from guest blogger Herschel Pollard.


I began shooting pinhole about 10 years ago when a friend convinced me to build a camera out of foam core and an old Polaroid back. My first image was a 15-minute exposure in my living room on Type 55 film…and it wasn’t very good. The camera needed adjustment. I needed adjustment. But I got hooked. By the time I finished that box of film I’d managed to adjust the camera, and my thinking, well enough to produce amazingly sharp images. I felt chills every time a photo worked, like witnessing magic.


Yellow Dress, Expired Portra 100T

I love pinhole because it requires long exposures, even on bright days, which means movement disappears. I love pinhole because there is infinite depth of field so everything is in focus. I love pinhole because when the focal…

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