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By Jim Shull
Pinhole images calls for no digital camera, no lenses, and no focusing-just a tiny gap in a can or field presents the sunshine to make photographs on photographic movie or paper. Richly illustrated with pinhole photos, this e-book teaches the rules of images. beginning with step by step directions for construction a digital camera out of loved ones fabrics, it offers info on taking pictures pictures; constructing; printing photos in a kitchen, toilet, or darkroom; and construction exact gains corresponding to wide-angle cameras. a whole dialogue of the fabrics wanted is incorporated.
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The dry method generally results in better prints but the wet method can be done as soon as the negative gets to the wash. • Wet When the negative is in the wash, an unexposed piece of paper is also placed in the wash for a minute or two. Then the negative and the positive-to-be are placed together face to face (emulsion surface to emulsion surface) on some sort of support and the excess water and air bubbles are skooshed out. Make sure the negative is between the source of white light and the unexposed paper, which usually means the negative is on top.
Wet When the negative is in the wash, an unexposed piece of paper is also placed in the wash for a minute or two. Then the negative and the positive-to-be are placed together face to face (emulsion surface to emulsion surface) on some sort of support and the excess water and air bubbles are skooshed out. Make sure the negative is between the source of white light and the unexposed paper, which usually means the negative is on top. Turn on the white light for about one second, then put the positive to be in the developer and put the negative back in the wash.
Try panchromatic stuff, otherwise known as regular film. It's more of a hassle in the darkroom but it sure is fast exposing, and you can modify orthodox cameras in order to use roll film. 61 Jim Shull • Try X–Ray film. Orthochromatic and fast (but not cheap). • Make your own light-sensitive emulsions, such as the gum bichromate process, and apply to different shapes or surfaces, like the inside of a rubber ball. Info about this can be found in books on alternate photographic methods. " • Distorted images such as the image off a Christmas tree ball or convex mirror, or windows with water drops on them.
The Beginner's Guide to Pinhole Photography by Jim Shull