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In-person classShoebox Pinhole Camera making workshopLearn how to make a pinhole camera from a shoebox that can actually take photographs!


from £35 pp

1.5 hour workshop


What happens in this class?

Camera obscura is an optical phenomenon that occurs when an image of a scene is projected through a small hole to screen opposite the hole as a reversed image and it can be traced back to the ancient times. Explore this simple image-making process through camera obscura making workshop! You will create your very own camera made of the shoebox or a can that can actually take photographs. I will explain how you can turn any room into a life-size camera where you will be able to see an upside-down image of the outside world projecting inside…

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All materials will be provided. You will be able to take your loaded camera home to shoot!

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All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

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Your Teacher

Polish photographer currently based in London utilizing historical photographic technique of wet plate collodion. Her works has been subject of several solo and group exhibition around the world. As an educator, leading alternative and historical photographic techniques workshops. Collaborated with various acclaimed art institutions and galleries, such as British Museum, University of Arts London and more.

The idea of alternative workshops is to bring to the wider public -adults, children, seniors- range of workshops which aim to raise awareness about very beginnings of photography and encourage experimenting with them in most creative way. Whether experienced or not, workshops are tailored…

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Class Location
Magda Kuca Studio 1 Poland Street, Soho
49-50 Poland Street, Soho
The Koppel Project Central
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Shoebox Pinhole Camera making workshop

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