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The Hill of Slane - County Meath

Myth and legend tells us that St Patrick lit the Pascal fire on the hill of Slane in 422 AD this was in the line of sight of the high king of Ireland and it is said that the King was warned that if the fire was not put out that Christianity would burn forever across Ireland. 166 more words

Pinhole Photography


More often than not, the photographs I make are driven by my need to explore artistic possibilities of analogue/alternative/cameraless processes, and this is fundamental to the meaning of it all. 355 more words


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