Saturday, March 17, 2007

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

What is Pinhole Day? Anyone, anywhere in the world, who makes a pinhole photograph on the last Sunday in April, can scan it and upload it to this website where it will become part of the annual Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day celebration's online gallery. A number of workshops, lectures and exhibits are available as Worldwide Pinhole Phtography Day approaches. Up-to-date information about events and workshops worldwide can be found here. There are several events planned in the Pittsburgh area.

Spotlight on George Kollar (Side II)

Opening Reception:
April 14, 2007: 6-9pm

Pinhole photography workshop with George Kollar --more information
April 29, 2007: 12:00pm

Closing Reception:
June 2, 2007: 6-9pm

George Kollar's motorcycle portraits will be spotlighted in a special presentation at Digging Pitt Gallery. The soft focus, inherent in the pinhole photography process, brings a gleam of quiet life to these beasts of the road. -- more information

The f295 Symposium on Lensless, Alternative and Adaptive Photographic Processes
Thursday, April 26 - Sunday, April 29, 2007

The event brings eight contemporary photographers together to engage in discussion and debate regarding the rising use of alternative photographic methods in an age of increasingly sophisticated technological means.

This multi-day event offers lectures, round-table discussion, and hands-on workshops held in association with Pittsburgh area arts organizations.
more information

Pinhole Camera Workshop
Instructor: Tom Persinger
Location: The Mattress Factory
Date:28 April 2007
Time: 10am-4pm (includes lunch)
Cost: $35 ( $30 for MF members)
Registration: by email or phone (412) 231- 3169 ext. 212, 213

In this exciting, hands-on workshop participants will build their own large format pinhole camera, drill their own pinholes, expose images using paper negatives and develop them in the darkroom. Act 48 credit available is available for educators. --more information

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