Select Page

Author: Toby Van de Velde

Camera build: Ceramic Pinhole Camera – by Toby Van de Velde

In the summer of 2017 I decided that I needed a new pinhole camera. My previous pinhole camera I had made several years previously out of a mint tin, and it was so shallow that it was practically a fisheye pinhole lens. I knew that I wanted a longer focal length, and since my Wife is a ceramicist I thought building one out of clay would be a good idea. Free professional help 😉 With Melanie’s help, I rolled out a series of clay slabs and cut six squares out. I was not that bothered about being precise, they...

Read More

5 Frames With… Expired Agfa Fibre Based Multi Contrast paper and the Ceramic Pinhole Camera – by Toby Van de Velde

Having a Wife that is also a Ceramicist was handy the day I decided to build my own pinhole camera. What was not so handy was having ILFORD chemicals that were two years out of date and a box of paper that was a decade old – and turned out to have a case of terminal fogging. I started off with a lot of fails. Paper negatives that dev’d up in shades of grey. When I did get results I was frustrated by a marked lack of contrast. I am certain fresh chems and a new box of paper...

Read More

Find out how you can help support EMULSIVE from as little as $2 a month on Patreon.Learn more



All Categories

Recieve the latest from EMULSIVE by email

Recieve the latest from EMULSIVE by email

It's really that simple and there's not much to say about of it. Most of what you're reading now is just here to fill the space, so as not to leave a gaping white hole in the middle of the page. Sorry.

You've subscribed successfully, thanks. We promise to keep your information safe and not sell it on to third parties.

Pin It on Pinterest