4th edition, 2009, Focal Press, 259 pgs., 8-1/2”x11”.
Over 50,000 copies sold! Only comprehensive book on pinhole photography, Pinhole Photography: From Historic Technique to Digital Application is both an entertaining illustrated history and a practical handbook. This new edition in full-color, offers revised chapters as well as more in-depth “how to” chapters for beginners as well as advanced photographers, new information for using pinholes and zone plates with digital cameras, revised exposure guides and optimal pinhole charts. Included in the “how-to” chapters are directions on how to make and use pinhole cameras, explanations on avoiding the most common mistakes, calculating exposure times, charts and formulas for optimal pinhole diameters, making and measuring pinholes, filtering, various camera designs including wide angle, 1:1, telephoto, multiple pinhole, and extensive information on how to use zone plates. Includes lengthy chapters on the history of pinhole in both art and science, pinhole’s renaissance from the 1960s to present. Many contemporary images, a must for anyone interested in pinhole photography!