This Book is a Camera: A Working Pinhole Camera Inside a Book

this books is a camera

A camera that can fit inside a book, sounds strange? Artist and designer Kelli Anderson has launched an interesting pop-up book titles ‘This book is a camera’. This exciting new product turns the book into a real pinhole camera the moment you open the cover.

this books is a camera

The book is a great tool to be used to experience how exactly a pin hole camera works and what photography used to be back in the times when we did not have mobile phone cameras and DSLRs. With the help of this book, Kelli explains how one can make a camera obscura by providing instructions.

This book is a camera is packed with a pinhole camera, along woith a starter-pack which includes B&W Ilford photo paper and instructions on how to shoot using this camera.

this books is a camera

Simply open the book and the pinhole camera would emerge from the pages, lock the tabs on the upper corners and your are all set to click photos. But, you would need to go shopping to pick up developer fluid in order to develop your photos in a dark room. Take a photo of the photo-paper through your phone/DSLR and simply invert the image digitally to get the final photo.

this books is a camera

A sample image clicked using the pinhole camera in this book.



Totally impressed by the description? You can grab your copy of ‘This Book is a Camera’ self-published by Kelli Anderson on her website for only $29.

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Kunal Malhotra
Kunal Malhotra is a socially renowned photographer with 10+ years of practical photography experience. He started his journey as a photography enthusiast in 2011 while pursuing Mass Communication. After working for 5 years as a Digital Marketing professional, he quit his job to become a full-time Photography Mentor. Kunal is currently associated with Canon as a Canon Maestro, and is also working with Amazon to generate photography-centric informative content. He is also a staff writer at Digital Photography School, a leading Photography blog read globally. Kunal specializes in teaching, influencing and motivating photography enthusiasts by the means of his Photography YouTube channel ‘The Photography Blogger’, one of the biggest in the country. His aim is to spread the knowledge about photography across the country, by making videos in Hindi language. Kunal has conducted 50+ photography walks and workshops on various genres of photography. Kunal holds expertise in multiple genres of photography in order to further share his knowledge with 500,000+ people connected with him on digital platforms. Street, Fashion, Wedding and Product are among his favourite genres of photography.

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