A New Pinhole Camera Is Bringing Unheard of Innovations

“The camera is about the size of an Olympus XA,” says James Guerin in an email to The Phoblographer. There isn’t usually a whole lot of uniqueness when it comes to pinhole cameras, but James has made something very special. His new camera shoots a pinhole photo on the front layer of the emulsion as well as a photo on the back. This means that you get both a standard photo and a redscale photo. We wanted to know more, and so James spilled the beans.

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Creating a Pinhole Camera with 25 Pinholes Using a Shoebox


Pinhole cameras are fun! Most of the cameras are often made from the most quirky things. We found a spam can, a shoebox, and we recently saw that a beer can can create some really beautiful and artistic images. But we ran into the coolest thing recently on Believe in Film. James Guerin created a truly extraordinary pinhole camera with 25 pinholes. The effect is something similar to what Andy Warhol has done before with overlapping combined with Picasso’s cubism.

We had some time to geek out with him about it and talk about how one can use this creatively.

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