Pinhole Photography Reflection

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The following questions should test your understanding of photography based on our Pinhole Camera unit:

  1. How does your pinhole camera see the world differently than your own eyes?
  2. Come up with three adjectives to describe pinhole images and what makes them different than images on, say, your cell phone camera.
  3. Describe the experience of working with a pinhole camera. What was your favorite part of the process? What did you find most challenging?
  4. What are the differences between a pinhole camera and a 35mm film camera?
  5. Would you consider a pinhole camera a technology? Why or why not?
  6. What do you understand about exposure based on making pinholes? Describe.
  7. What did you learn about time and motion based on making pinhole images? Describe.
  8. What did you learn about photography from making your own pinhole camera? List three things:
  9. Describe three things you learned about using the darkroom during this unit:
  10. What was your most successful pinhole image, and why?