Does the size of the hole in a pinhole camera matter?

Answer On One Hand: Focal Length Can Determine SizeThe pinhole of a pinhole camera acts like the aperture on a traditional camera lens. The smaller it is, the sharper the image will be, and greater the d... Read More »

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What will happen to the image of a pinhole camera if the size of the pinhole is increased?

Who made the first pinhole camera?

Writings on the theory behind pinhole cameras date at as far back as Aristotle and Euclid's in the 4th century BC. However, the first pinhole camera that took a photograph wasn't created until 1850... Read More »

Why would a photographer use a pinhole camera?

probably to take a picture of something very bright, like the sun.In reality, the pinhole camera is not the ideal instrument for taking photographs of the sun. It is used instead to create certain ... Read More »

When was the first pinhole camera invented?