Pinhole Photography for Kids

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Learn about Pinhole Photography. Children from Point Loma Elementary School in southern California learn about the art and science of pinhole photography and the annual World Pinhole Photography Day.

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Learning Activities for Pinhole Photography for Kids

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Other Fun Websites

  • Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day Photographers around the world are celebrating the art of slow photography on Sunday April 25, 2010, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Choose a country and view photos taken last year at Pinhole Photography Day.
  • Make Your Own Pinhole Camera With photographic paper and the right developing materials, you can make a pinhole camera that will actually produce photographs. Check out this website for instructions on how to begin.
  • Photographer Chris Keeney

    San Diego photographer Chris Keeney enjoys inventing and making hand crafted pinhole cameras. Take a look at his unusual cameras and his beautiful photos by clicking on the image.

  • Loma Portal Elementary School

    Loma Portal Elementary School in San Diego, California has a gallery of original pinhole photos. Click here to see what you can do with a paint can camera.


  • Janice VanCleave

    Is a camera obscura the same as a pinhole camera? How does light going though a hole able to make a picture? How can you make a pinhole camera with a cardboard tube? Do you have questions about pinhole camera? ASK JANICE, author of more than fifty books on science, science fair projects, and math. Visit her Fun Science Website.


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