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Pinhole Photography. From the Box Camera to Digital Camera

Author
Escofet, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
15th Annual International Conference on Hands-on Science
Date of publication
2018
Presentation's date
2018-07-16
Book of congress proceedings
Hands-on science: advancing science, improving education
First page
46
Last page
55
URL
http://www.hsci.info/hsci2018/ Open in new window
Abstract
Pinhole photography is a topic that can be proposed at different levels in both primary and secondary schools and at university level. It is a fun and surprising activity done with different devices such as a simple box camera loaded with photographic paper or a digital camera. In some cases it could be the introduction to a geometrical or physical optical course, while in others the first lesson in a photography course. The pinhole camera is the oldest and simplest device that can reproduce ima...
Keywords
Pinhole camera, depth of field, exposure, field of view, image formation, image processing, image quality, resolution, vignetting
Group of research
GOAPI - Applied Optics and Image Processing Group

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