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.
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 Zone Plates.