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How-To Make Three corrugated 8x10 Pinhole Cameras: Wide-angle, Normal, Telephoto 
 
  
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Paperback 
16 pages 
The Pinhole Format Co. 
Published 1999 
  
About the Author 
  
Anita Chernewski a New York photographer grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Chernewski's photography career started in the 1960's along with her other interests of art, film making, theatre and drama. She was intrigued with the magic that went on behind the scenes: set design and lighting. She bought a second hand camera and started photographing dolls and marionettes. The dolls became her theatre troupe; her cast of characters. This led her to another series called "Wild Illusions" a group of photographs taken of the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The inanimate objects became her models, and the stage was set.  
  
 
  
Ms. Chernewski's other series include still life's, amusement parks and abstracts. She uses various photographic cameras such as 35mm , large format and pinhole cameras. She prints her images using different processes such as gelatin silver, vandyke, cyanotype and palladium.  
  
 
  
Ms. Chernewski's work has been exhibited internationally, and her photographs are in the permanent collections at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and in numerous private and corporate collections.  
  
 
  
Book Description 
  
How-To-Guide on constructing and using a large 8x10 corrugated pinhole camera. It instructs you on how to make three different cameras: wide-angle, normal and telephoto. Included in the booklet are six ( lenses ) 1.5-in. sq. sheets of .002 brass shims. Three shims have individual precision hand-drilled pinholes in different diameters the extra blank shims are included for the buyer to make their own pinholes; explained in STEP 9 How-to-make a pinhole. The How-To-Guide includes: Historical notes, Technical facts, where to buy 8x10 film and how to make a 12-inch square platform for a tripod stand.
 
  
 
 
  
 
  
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