Photos from the Craft Center’s Pinhole Camera Contest

December 18, 2009
By Chris Richter

The NC State Crafts Center in October held a pinhole camera contest in which contestants built their own cameras and took photographs around campus. What is a pinhole camera? This pinhole camera site has a good explanation.

The contestants and their photographs are featured in the above Flickr slideshow. Karen Laut, a religious studies major from Fayetteville, won with her photo (No. 2 in the slideshow) of the State College smokestack. Here’s what she told us about her shot:

I took my photo because I wanted to capture a visually interesting view of NC State’s campus. I was attracted to the place because this area is easily overlooked even though it contains some important elements that define the university.


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