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This Week in the Classroom: 3D Printed Pinhole Camera

Last spring, I had the opportunity to teach one of my dream units:  Light and Waves.  We completed three projects during this time: camera obsuras, cajon drums and a pinhole camera. 588 more words

Classroom Project

in the laboratory

In between all sorts of other things, I’ve been experimenting with ways to create unique photographs just as much as the actual subject matter. Above is a recent cyanotype made from… 473 more words


trial 2

Success! After an afternoon of trial and error, we managed to project an amazingly clear image inside our pinhole camera using a 4x magnification reading glass lens. Excitement was real:


Maker Journal #4: Experimentation

Now it’s time to experiment. I have my idea – to make a pinhole camera in order to teach my Yearbook students how to make one to practice their photo composition – and I’ve begun to source some of the supplies that I need to make it. 1,044 more words


Maker Journal #3: Ideation

After my (surprisingly helpful) Popplet session asking “How may I/we” questions about my specific content area (see Maker Journal #2), I decided to pick one of the questions I posed on the Popplet to bring to the group brainstorming session that our instructors allowed us to help generate concrete ideas. 621 more words


Giant Camera Showcases Midwest Landscape

A repurposed shipping container on wheels traversed the Great Lakes region last fall, photographing the beauty and grit of the Midwest. Now, those stunning prints are on display at the… 342 more words