pinhole cameras

A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens. Basically it is a ligh proof box with a small opening on one side which let light in when you need it. Light from a certain place passes through this single opening and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box. Up to a point the smaller the hole is the sharper the image projected will be however the image will be substantially dimmer. The pinhole camera shutter is usualy a light roof flap that can be opened and closed manually.

making a pinhole camera……

When making a pinhole camera use a small can or box as the body of the camera. To make the can light proof paint the inside blck then also paint the outside black and make sure no light can get through. The make the pin hole on one side of the can which can be used to light in an out. The shutter for the camera can be a flap of dark light proof paper that u can close and open.

~ by hmsteel on May 2, 2011.

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