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Pinhole Photography Workshop, Granada – No. 1


Last Saturday I gave a pinhole photography workshop in Granada. It took place in Colectivo La Commune and was attended by Raul (Spain), Leonie (Germany) and Laurin (Austria). We made matchbox pinhole cameras and lots of fun was had by all! I plan to organise another class for the end of March.  

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From Matchbox Pinhole Photo to Photo Intaglio Etching

Matchbox Man by Brian Barry. Matchbox Pinhole Camera to Photo Etching.

This was my entry for Hot Bed Press Printing Studio‘s 2011 20:20 print exchange printed in Cork Printmakers. To see the full collection – click here It’s based on a photo I took in Granada using a matchbox pinhole camera and printed as a photo etching using Riston film.

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20:20 Print Exchange

Photo Etching by Brian Barry

Hot Bed Press Printmakers Studio in Salford organised a print exchange in November with each participating printmaker producing 24 prints on paper sized 20cm x 20cm. In exchange each artist received a portfolio containing one of their own prints plus 19 other prints selected at random. No artist received an identical portfolio. Nine different Print [...]

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Thanks to all at ‘The Basement Project Space’, Cork City . . . .


. . . who kindly allowed me to use their space for 2 weeks so I could exhibit ‘From the Day of the Dead to Holy Week’. They also facilitated my Pinhole Workshop and let me show the film ‘Under the Volcano’. Check out their website – where you’ll get an idea of the variety [...]

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Exhibiting in Cork City May 1st

Brian Barry - Pinhole Photos from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras

Desde El Dia de los Muertos hasta Semana Santa From The Day of the Dead to Holy Week New Pinhole Photo Etchings from Mexico, Guatemala & Honduras by Brian Barry Opens May 1st, 6pm and continues until May 13th Venue: Basement Project Space, Camden Place, Camden Quay, Cork. FACEBOOK: Basementprojectspace Cork This is the second [...]

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My Pinhole Camera on sale at

Pinhole Camera made by Brian Barry

Here’s a Pinhole Camera I made for the Glucksman Craft Fair 2009. It takes a paper negative and comes with a Photo Etching from my Cuba Obscura collection. It’s available to buy at my page where there are more product shots. It has taken some very interesting pictures. The one below is of St. [...]

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Matchbox Pinhole Camera

Photo from Matchbox Pinhole Camera by Brian Barry, Cork, Ireland.

Here’s a couple of shots taken with my first Pinhole Camera made from a matchbox. I took them in Cork the other day using out-of-dateĀ  35mm FujiColor film. There’s loads of great links out there for making one of these but I combined instructions from Brian J. Krummels book ‘The Pinhole Camera‘ with this. Front [...]

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First Effort with a Pin-Holga

Pinhole Photo by Brian Barry

I took my first roll of film with my recently converted to Pinhole Holga. I overexposed almost every shot but this was the one out of twelve that caught my eye. I love Pinhole Photography because of pictures like this that I can’t quiet explain. I didn’t put a great deal of thought into anything [...]

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Pinhole Camera made from a Book 1

Pinhole Picture - Brian Barry

Here’s an exposure from a Pinhole Camera that I made from a hollowed-out book. Here is the Camera. Inside the Camera with the developed paper negative. The Camera in front of the subject.

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Light Leaks Issue 15 – Pinhole Special


The new issue of ‘Light Leaks’ magazine is available now. It’s their ‘Pinhole Special’ and they’ve published one of my photos, ‘Cobh Water Tower’. The photo editor for this issue was Brian J. Krummel whose new book ‘The Pinhole Camera‘ has just been published.

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