• List Price: $46.95
  • Save: $21.70 (46%)
Rented from apex_media
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: Dec 19, 2014
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Used: Good | Details
Sold by apex_media
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Ships direct from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping for orders over $25. Overnight and 2 day shipping available!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Qty:1
  • List Price: $46.95
  • Save: $3.86 (8%)
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $4.53
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Pinhole Photography: From Historic Technique to Digital Application Paperback – October 27, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0240810478 ISBN-10: 0240810473 Edition: 4th

Buy New
Price: $43.09
Rent
Price: $25.25
26 New from $39.45 21 Used from $29.82
Rent from Amazon Price New from Used from
eTextbook
"Please retry"
$10.08
Paperback
"Please retry"
$25.25
$43.09
$39.45 $29.82

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Pinhole Photography: From Historic Technique to Digital Application + The Pinhole Camera: A Practical How-To Book for Making Pinhole Cameras and Images + Primitive Photography: A Guide to Making Cameras, Lenses, and Calotypes
Price for all three: $118.98

Buy the selected items together


Product Details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press; 4 edition (October 27, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0240810473
  • ISBN-13: 978-0240810478
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,119,914 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

"[O]ne of the greatest photography reference books I have seen in a very long time. [T]his book is absolutely bursting with information. Even just taking a quick flip through the pages and seeing the over 300 images by more than 100 artists, it is almost daunting to think that the entire book is written solely on the topic of pinhole photography. But Renner does skimp on anything.. If you are looking for an in-depth explanation of pinhole photography, a detailed show-and-tell of how to create your own pinhole camera, or would like to advance your pinhole photography to the next level, this book is an incredible resource and certainly one every photographer should have."---HolgaBlog.com


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By C. Kou on January 4, 2010
Format: Paperback
If you're a complete novice in PINHOLE photography looking for instructions to start a little project (making a simple pinhole camera), then this book is not for you. However if you've started pinhole photography for a while and want to enter the next level and seek some more inspirations, this book is a pretty good one. It starts from the history of the camera obscura, and the origins of the perspectives devices...

Why I rated 3 is because I think the overall text is a bit boring and theoretical......

The last section which contains examples from other pinhole photographers are worth looking though. You'll be inspired to read some other books and construct your camera. As I said, this book is too technical for a novice.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Paperback
"Rediscovering a historical technique" was the old subtitle for the earlier editions. Now it's "From historical technique to digital application." And that change of subtitle is revealing. There's a lot more here on pinholes and zone plates for digital cameras, and a lot less on early camera obscura experiments. There's still a good emphasis on the do-it-yourself aspects which is a good thing with pinholes as you really can make and modify good quality instruments. No matter how hard you work if you make wine it's not likely to be better than the $7 bottle at the corner store, but your twenty minute camera construction can work as well as a Holga. And your modifications to an old box camera can produce brilliant images.

The essential pinhole camera reference, and exhortation to action, has been updated, expanded, edited, and made higher-tech. And it's all a good thing.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J on January 19, 2012
Format: Paperback
Not a book if you want a step by step guide. informative and full of inspiration. Very interesting history on how / were pinhole developed. if you like pinhole, this is a must. It will give you loads of ideas. Its a big book full of photos.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Beth Lee on May 7, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
love it
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search