pinhole photography

Build a pro-grade instant pinhole camera in less than 5 minutes

Apr 4, 2024
David Prochnow

You’d be forgiven if you didn’t know that April 28, 2024 is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Yes, on this rapidly approaching date, lens-less photographers around…

Millennium camera installed in Arizona but the photo won’t be ready for 1000 years

Jan 18, 2024
Alex Baker

A camera with an unusual twist has been installed in Tucson, Arizona. Called the Millennium camera, this camera will only take one image in its…

The comprehensive tech guide to pinhole photography

Dec 6, 2023
Matt Bechberger

If you enjoy taking film photos (and want to try pinhole photography), you know the satisfaction you get from a film photo that you just…

Thingyfy’s Pinhole Pro Max is a pinhole lens that offers both 18-36mm zoom and a variable aperture

Mar 30, 2022
John Aldred

The folks at Thingyfy have released some interesting pinhole lenses over the last few years. 2017 brought us the Pinhole Pro, the world’s first multi-aperture…

You can use pretty much anything as a camera lens – even shoes and potatoes

Jan 16, 2022
John Aldred

When it comes to weird lenses, Mathieu Stern is pretty much the undisputed king. But it seems we have a contender for that title who’s…

How to make your own DIY pinhole camera for 35mm film using a matchbox

Jan 1, 2021
John Aldred

Coming to you from the guys at COOPH, here are two ways to make and shoot with a pinhole camera. The first is analogue. Yes,…

A beer can pinhole camera captures 8-year’s worth of sunrises and sunsets

Dec 21, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Taking photos with a pinhole camera requires very long exposures. But how about eight years long exposure? Artist Regina Valkenborgh made a pinhole camera from…

How shoot stunning and creative pinhole photography in your own back yard

Jun 12, 2020
John Aldred

Pinhole photography is a strange aspect of photography. On the one hand, it’s used to teach people about the bare basic principles of light and…

This guy made a whole bunch of 3D printed cameras and put the plans online for free

Mar 10, 2018
John Aldred

Regular DIYP readers will know that I’ve been researching 3D printing recently. My goal is to see how one might be able to help me with…

A simple DIY way to turn your digital camera into a pinhole camera

Jan 20, 2018
John Aldred

World Pinhole Day is coming up on April 29th. So, if you’ve been thinking about taking part, and want to do it digitally, but aren’t…