How to make a pinhole camera

This video will teach how to make a pinhole camera, which is a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. The equipment you will need for this experiment includes:

  • A small cardboard box with a square cut from the bottom
  • Beading awl
  • Square piece of paper
  • Sellotape


  • Remove the lid from the box and place the bottom of the box with a square-shaped hole next to the lid
  • Using a beading awl, punch a hole in the middle of the box lid
  • Sellotape the piece of paper to the bottom of the box, covering the square hole and place the lid on top