Learn to construct, from everyday household objects, pinhole cameras and camera obscura.

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PINHOLE CAMERA WORKSHOP

PROFESSOR STEVE MACLEOD

SUNDAY 24 JANUARY

3 - 4.30PM: ONLINE

Price: £15 (+ £1 bf)

This is a hands-on workshop, exploring the construction and use of pinhole cameras and camera obscura.

This live demonstration will allow you make a pinhole camera from household objects, understand its workings, as well as, making exposures and processing prints.

WORKSHOP SKILLS:

  • Learn how photography works
  • Create photographs using items found around the home
  • How to expose pinhole cameras photo paper
  • How to process the photo paper
  • How to construct a camera obscura

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Tetrapac cartons; bean, soup tins, shoe boxes or cereal cartons – anything that can seal out light
  • Plastic trays to process photo prints
  • A room that can be made lightsafe
  • A red lightbulb to make it easier to see and work in (not essential) 
  • Ilford Direct Positive paper or darkroom multigrade paper – 5×4” size; photo chemistry – Ilford multigrade Developer and Rapid Fixer 1L each

Ahead of the workshop please ensure you have obtained photo materials from Ilfordphoto.com (Ilford Direct Positive paper or darkroom multigrade paper – 5×4” size; photo chemistry – Ilford multigrade Developer and Rapid Fixer 1L each). 

pinhole print

TUTOR:

Professor Steve Macleod is an award winning Creative Director; photographer and Master Printer at the forefront of photographic imaging for over 25 years.

Steve is also an artist represented by Black Box Projects; Director of Metro Imaging in London; Visiting Professor at University of Suffolk and Trustee of QEST charity.

ACCESS TO THE SESSION:

The session will take place live at the date and time stated above.

You will receive an email 24 hours before the workshop with detailed instructions of how to access this virtual presentation.