Pinhole Project in Linz (2011–2012)

Exposure time is between 2 seconds and two weeks. Pinhole photos are made on the streets of Linz, Austria. 

The first time pinhole photography is mentioned 1856. Based on this old method I build my cameras out of candy boxes and film cartridges. Pinhole cameras don’t have any lens, only a very thin hole.

Little boxes with almost unvisible hole on them.

Pinhole cameras made out of film cartridges, a chips’ can and candy boxes.

The most of the photos are taken during night time with very long exposure time. Photos taken during day time are shot with two pins, in the photo those two layers are visible on each other.

Cameras were left on the streets or traffic poles, taped on the surface. Some of them disappeared of course.

Little black box is taped on the pole outdoors.

A pinhole camera attached on a pole in the Mauthausen memorial site.

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Illat pimenevät, ihmiset katoavat kaduilta, puhe loppuu. Autot ajavat, liikennevalot vaihtuvat, kaupunki ja sen kadut hengittävät, makaavat sateessa.

Suurin osa kuvista on otettu pimeän aikaan ja niissä korostuvat valojen ja varjojen leikki katukuvastossa. Päiväaikaan otetuissa kuvissa näkyy kahden neulanreiän samaan aikaan maalaama arkimaisema.

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