Who made the first pinhole camera?

Answer 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 »

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

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 »

How is a pinhole camera built?

A pinhole camera is an elementary camera with one tiny aperture. It can be as simple as a light-tight container with a small hole through one side. Light passes through the hole, or aperture, and i... Read More »

The Difference Between a Pinhole Camera and the Eye?

A pinhole camera is a simple camera made out of a light-tight box or similar container. Light enters the camera through a tiny pinhole and projects an image onto light-sensitive paper at the back o... Read More »