Sharon Harris/The evocative fascination of pinhole photography

by Romina Ciulli & Carole Dazzi

Un-travelling #13

Sometimes a photograph taken with naturalness is enough to show the hidden side of reality or emotions, where the images, even if not very defined, appear incredibly sharp and engaging. This is what happens with the pinhole photography, one of the first techniques used in the photography, which doesn’t use lenses or objectives but, through a small pinhole, it generates images where gaze regains possession of a sensory tale that is extraordinary every time. The American photographer Sharon Harris uses this technique, and her photographs depict ethereal, sensual female figures, captured in surreal atmospheres and eccentric attitudes. Read more