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Pinhole Photography, 4th Edition by Eric Renner

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CHAPTER 8

Digital Imaging with Pinholes, Zone Plates, and Alternatives

Techniques vary, art stays the same: it is a transposition of nature at once forceful and sensitive.

—Claude Monet

One of the first homemade digital pinhole images was created by Sam Wang in 1989 (Figure 8.1), which seems like eons ago for digital technology. Sam Wang described his process as follows—actually it was nail hole not a pinhole:

Figure 8.1 © Sam Wang, Untitled Still Life, 4¼ × 7-inch nail hole color-separated computer print, Macintosh ported to Atari ST, printed on Star, 1989. From the collection at Pinhole Resource.

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The nail hole picture was made by using ...

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