Pinhole Photography Workshop

For Adults and Families

2, 3-hour sessions

Join Exploratorium teacher, Modesto Tamez, for an investigation into pinhole photography. You’ll learn about the science of light, images, and pinholes, while making your own pinhole camera. You’ll develop the photos you take using chemicals in our darkroom, and you’ll scan your negative images and use your computer to reverse and color the photographs.

Saturday, January 25, 1:00- 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 26, 1:00- 4:00 p.m.

  • Full participation in both sessions is required.
    Open to adults and families with children ages 8 and up.

  • Limited to 2 children per adult; children must be accompanied by an adult participant.

  • Class size: 12-15 people.

  • $90 per person.

  • Price includes materials and instruction. Please plan to bring your own computer or tablet to session 2.

Register in person, by phone 650.559.0821, or email All payments should be made in person on the first day of the workshop.

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