Category Archives: Film
Between now and April 26th, I’ll be talking about pinhole cameras, pinholes, zone plates, and many other topics around pinhole photography.……Each year of the event I create a poster that you can download and post so that others can know about the event.
I was recently given the beautiful Hasselblad above by my dear friend,…… American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War: Carole Gallagher, a startling look at the effects of atomic fallout from the nuclear testing in the American West on those people who lived downwind. Carole’s beautiful black and white photographs taken of the victims and families who were affected by radioactive contamination are a dramatic account of their involuntary participation in the atomic age.
120 film is a roll-film that has a paper backing to protect the actual film. The film is wound tightly onto a spool that is designed to protect the film from direct exposure to light. To use this film, we will also need an empty take-up spool.
Now that we have a pinhole, we can install the shutter. In the last post, we created a sandwich from the pinhole brass and the black construction paper. By now, it should be plenty dry.
This is the seventh of a number of posts that will be devoted to the construction and the use of my 120 Matchbox Pinhole Camera. In the last post, we created our pinhole. In this post, we will attach it to the inside front…