23.05.11 by Jeff

Egg Pinhole Camera

Francesco Capponi’s “Pinhegg” is an egg pinhole camera that also becomes the photograph! I love the idea that the camera is only good for one shot and must be sacrificed to reveal the image!

The Pinhegg turn an egg into a pinhole camera

The Pinhegg turn an egg into a pinhole camera

The Pinhegg turn an egg into a pinhole camera

The Pinhegg turn an egg into a pinhole camera

To learn how to build your own “Pinhegg”, jump over here.








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Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • This is absolutely awesome! I’d love to see a bunch of these with the finished image in some kind of installation. The possibilities are endless…

  • That is super cool!

  • This is mindblowing.

  • The idea is truly awesome. I may have done it on the outside of the egg, to give it more of a Fabergé egg look but this is already great!

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com

  • The technique and its outcome are stunning. I wonder whether or not it is possible to use something else than an egg?

    http://www.kleinewundertuete.blogspot.com

  • no way! so awesome!!

  • lapetitefaon

    what?! trying to wrap my head around this…

  • NAMBO

    WOAH! I’m still trying to figure out what all this means!!!! 😀

  • soo – which came out first?

  • ABSOLUTELY MINDBLASTING CAN’T WAIT TO TRY IT. Thank for this post. CHECK MY PORTFOLIO AT http://www.behance.net/nicolaslalli.

    A mere invitation.

    thanks booooooom

  • Life and its little treasures 🙂

  • Wow, that’s serious. Such a good idea. Something about it being so self-contained is great.

  • Mary Sohn

    fascinating…

  • Maria Fernandes

    awesome!

  • dope! i really like this!

  • chroniczny

    fantastic!

  • Bruno

    Not trying to be cynical or put anyone’s work down but I don’t get it.

    • its an egg turned into a camera, and the photo develops on the inside of the egg.

  • Alfin Akhret

    Brilliant!

  • wezeli

    Hey, trying to come out with a new project and looking for people that would be interested in helping. would you or anyone you know be interested in helping with this photo project? It is based on a pinhole camera and a ring flesh combination, there is going to come out a series of pictures and portraits. there might come out a book as well http://igg.me/p/39361?a=230194&i=shlk Thank you





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