The pinhole process takes us back to the origins of photography. Using a simple container with a pinhole, along with a light-sensitive piece of paper and some household items, you can create unique photographs without a trip to the darkroom. 

Check out the video to watch the process in action:

Want to learn more? Don’t forget to browse other inspiring resources on the fundamentals of photography at MOPA’s Photo 101Also, make sure to check out MOPA’s Nancy K. Dubois Library for unique resources related to photography and film.

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