pinhole camera

unformulated experiences

This is an image I took with a pin hole camera I made out of a bulk film canister.
What I did was drill a moderatly sized hole in the lid of the tin and lined the thing with black masking tape to prevent light bouncing around inside and unintentionally exposing the “film” in unintended ways. Then I took a small sheet of copper foil and used a small gauge sewing needle to pierce and small hole to allow light to pass through. Then created a flap to serve as the shutter and loaded the camera with photo paper to serve as the film.
I believe that this image took about 4 minuets  in minimal shade at a bright time of day to render the image.
I then made a contact print of the “negative” by placing the “film face down on another piece of photo paper facing up and…

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