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Pinhole Photography, 4th Edition by Eric Renner

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CHAPTER 3

Pinhole’s Revival

Much work is yet to be done and what is needed is earnest workers.

H. D’arcy Power, “Advanced Pinhole Photography,” Photo-Miniature, July, 1905

Stenopeic from the Greek Stenos: narrow and the stem Op of Orao: to see.

Paolo Gioli, 1986

The pinhole camera techniques seem to function better when used to produce a type of image which is not concerned with commonplace reality but instead focuses on the world of dreams and fantasy.

Franco Salmoiraghi, 1968 MFA thesis, Ohio University

REBIRTH (1960–1990)

In the late 1960s, a few artists whose training was not necessarily photographic chose to explore pinhole photography. None of them was aware that others were working in pinhole. Chronologically, who was first does not ...

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