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Your pictures: Pinhole

image copyrightPatrick T O'Reilly
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. To mark World Pinhole Photography Day this week it is "pinhole" and we begin with this picture, by Patrick T O'Reilly, of Machu Picchu in Peru.
image copyrightAnn Bowen
image captionAnn Bowen photographed some snowdrops using a camera made from a biscuit tin.
image copyrightSteve White
image captionA cocoa tub converted into a pinhole camera was used by Steve White to take this picture.
image copyrightJanet Clark
image captionJanet Clark: "I still love using proper film. This is an accidental self-portrait in early spring using a Zero 2000 pinhole camera, Kodak TMax 400 film, eight second exposure."
image copyrightDavid Southgate
image captionDavid Southgate: "The sun shining on my house reflected via a knot hole in the shed wall on to the top of a deep freeze."
image copyrightDaniel Ramsay
image captionDaniel Ramsay: "Because these take 30 seconds to take it captured the swan moving its head in and out of the water."
image copyrightJohn Rigg
image captionJohn Rigg: "This is a six-month exposure using a pinhole camera made from an empty soup tin and photographic paper, not film. The resulting image is then scanned and reversed. The trails mark the path of the sun across the sky as the seasons change. Days with broken cloud show as a dotted line."
image copyrightGregory Reuben Levitt
image captionGregory Reuben Levitt: "Auschwitz on a cold snowy day in February using a 35mm pinhole camera. No filters. No photo apps. No Instagram. No fake synthetic nostalgia."
image copyrightKat Howes
image captionAnd finally, a photograph by Kat Howes. The next theme is "on the road" and the deadline for your entries is 6 May. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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