Photography and Texts
1 September 2014
My website is currently being reorganised.
A Pinhole Image Monthly: Astruptunet, Jølster, Norway
The Astrup Homestead, Jølster, Norway, July 2014
Pinhole photography is lensless photography. A tiny hole replaces the
lens. Light passes through the hole; an image is formed in the
Designing and Building a Large Format Camera
My book Building a Large Format Camera can now be downloaded free of charge from my website. The book is an 85 page manual with instructions and plans for building a 4 x 5 inch monorail camera with friction focusing. The book has 30 step-by-step drawings, 23 sketches and 11 photographs, a wealth of references to relevant literature and numerous useful addresses in the US and Europe. Most drawings are to scale and may be scaled up for an 8 x 10 inch camera. [Go to page >>]
Building your own camera can be a very rewarding experience. Quite a few people have built their
own large format camera, monorail or flatbed,
simple or elaborate. I have collected a number of links to amateur camera builders.
If you are considering building a camera,
some of those links may help you getting started. You will also find some links to pages about
restoring or modifying cameras.
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Personalised postage stamps with pinhole photos: