You will use pinhole cameras to understand how artists use and manipulate light to capture images in photographs. They shoot and develop photographs made with pinhole cameras. They will shoot and develop photographs made with pinhole cameras. Students will compare and contrast with images created by photographer Abelardo Morell, photographs taken with a film or digital camera using the pinhole effect inside rooms.
Students will walk around their school to select their compositions .
Once they find their favorite compositions, students will put down their pinhole cameras and secure them on each side with flat objects.
Depending on the available light, students will expose their paper anywhere from 8 – 60 seconds.
Students will then go into the darkroom and develop their paper as demonstrated early in the lesson.
Students will have negative images of their subjects.