Slow seascapes

by Helen Hooker May. 08, 2021 353 views

Following my visit to Brightlingsea yesterday one of today’s tasks was to develop my 4x5 pinhole negatives. Shooting with a large format pinhole camera is not the thing to do if you want a peaceful, uninterrupted shoot. I lost count of the number of people who asked what I was doing – after all it’s not every day you see someone with a wooden box the size of a radio on top of a tripod!

Despite the interruptions, I came away with three reasonably successful images. I still need to get to grips with just how close I need to be to my subjects, but with wider views I think I’m beginning to get a feel for what works. Fortunately, it’s no chore to go out and practise!

8 May 2021

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Craig Casterline 1 month, 1 week ago

Very nice. I understand at least some the frustration with dealing with interruptions. Here in China, it is very common to have people come up to me to see what I am shooting any time I have the camera on a tripod. I think if I had a wooden box, I would attract even more attention.

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Thomas Thompson 1 month, 1 week ago

Those are really neat photos, its really amazing what they are taken with this for sharing Helen

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