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4th Biennial Juried Pinhole Photography Show

By Ruth Dunn on April 30th 2013

April 28, 2013, marked Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (WPPD), an international event created to promote and celebrate the historical photographic process of pinhole photography.

As part of the celebrations the RayKo Center held the opening reception of their ‘4th Biennial Juried Pinhole Photography Show’ & WPPD Activities on April 28. Giant chromogenic prints of upside down negative cities in glowing red, tiny blurred seascapes printed in blue, and distorted figures sprawled across an orb-like foreign landscape are just some of the things people can expect from the exhibition.

Image courtesy of RayKo Center.

Image courtesy of RayKo Center.

Featured artist, Jo Babcock will be exhibiting a selection of his invented cameras along with his pinhole images. Babcock has created pinhole cameras from suitcases, Shinola tins, coffee pots, bowling ball cases, refrigerator boxes and even vans!

The exhibition will be on in the main gallery until May 25, 2013. You can also view a massive 1182 image gallery by photographers from over 59 different countries at the online Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day exhibition.

If you feel inspired and want to have a go at pinhole photography yourself, head on over to Jules’ article which shows you how to make your own pinhole camera!

About

Ruth is a Brisbane based journalist specialising in articles about visual art, photography, design and fashion. Co-founder of Raw Ink magazine, she enjoys uncovering interesting and unique events, issues and people to write about.

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  1. Joseph Prusa

    Thanks for sharing.

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