A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens and with a single small aperture, a pinhole—effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through this single point and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box. Check out these images taken with this simple camera:
Did you know you can make your own pinhole camera? By using common household materials, you can really make a camera that will produce pictures. There are tons of tutorials for it. Look up and give it a try!
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