This Pop-Up Book Doubles as a Pinhole Camera

Learn firsthand about photography before smartphones

To shine light on the simplicity of creating a pinhole image, artist Kelli Anderson designed This Book is a Camera, a pop-up book that contains a real, useable pinhole camera inside.

The book aims to explain how cameras work in the most basic way, and shows how easy creating a camera obscura really is. The book includes a pinhole camera, a starter-pack of B&W Ilford photo paper, and instructions for shooting. All you need is developer fluid and a dark room to print your images, and you are ready to go.

You can buy the book here for $29.

To shine light on the simplicity of creating a pinhole image, artist Kelli Anderson designed This Book is a Camera, a pop-up book that contains a real, useable pinhole camera inside.

The book aims to explain how cameras work in the most basic way, and shows how easy creating a camera obscura really is. The book includes a pinhole camera, a starter-pack of B&W Ilford photo paper, and instructions for shooting. All you need is developer fluid and a dark room to print your images, and you are ready to go.

You can buy the book here for $29.

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