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Re: Pinhole photography with olympus bodycap

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Originally Posted by Nivek View Post
HELP!! Does anyone know what size pinhole I would need for a body cap pinhole for my E-501? I have a laser cut pinhole in it at the moment but the image is really soft therefore I assume itís too big. Surely someone in this forum has tried this.

Kevin.
I think the problem may be the thickness of the lens cap causing diffraction. You may need to open it out and attach a thin sheet of metal with a hole of about 0.25mm diameter.

See this website for inspiration and some amazing ideas:

http://www.pinholephotography.org/

The site belongs to Justin Quinnell, who is well known in Bristol for this sort of wackiness - his wheely bin camera is the stuff of legend!
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