Workshop- Pinhole & the Simple Camera
8 January 2022, Saturday, 9am-1pm
(additional sessions maybe available*)
Zontiga, Petaling Jaya
Pinhole & the Simple Camera
Learn the fundamentals of photography, the math behind the physics of light. Build your own pinhole or use our box cameras. Printing paper negatives.
Jeffrey Lim is a photography artist, using photography as his medium in his social art projects. Receiving art research grants locally and abroad in Japan and Taiwan, he has travelled extensively with his box cameras producing instant portrait prints in the field.
In this workshops, learn the fundamentals of photography, understand formulas and calculate exposures & timing. Build a simple reusable durable pinhole camera from food cans, or use the Kodak Brownie cameras provided. Make prints on paper negatives in a professional darkroom at zontiga.
Starting with the basics of photography, using your self-built pinhole camera (or Kodak Box Brownie cameras provided) to make exposures and print the results. This tutorial format class will cover the complexity on the physics of light and the simplicity of building a reusable pinhole camera out of found materials, calculating exposures and making prints. Learn the beginnings of building your own box cameras, hands on, open to novice, intermediate and advanced levels. Each participant will keep their self-made pinhole camera, make and receive their exposed prints. All tools, materials and apparatus will be provided. Bring your own cleaned empty food cans too. Only of certain sizes, check in with the tutor.
Workshop will be conducted in English with the inclusion of Bahasa as well if needed. All materials and equipment provided, photography novice to advanced levels are welcomed. Workshop environment will be conducted according to SOP requirements.
For safety and adhering to SOP on safe distancing, only 6 participants excluding the instructor are allowed in the indoor space.