Tag Archives: Fiddletown

Chew Kee Store: Writing Desk

One of the few pinhole images from inside the Chew Kee Store that produced a usable negative. Sixteen minutes at f/230, ISO 125. Tim Messick Photography • Graphics Copyright © 2011 Tim Messick. All rights reserved.

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Fiddletown Cemetery

Fiddletown’s historic cemetery occupies a tree-covered hilltop opposite the schoolhouse. Composing pictures with a pinhole camera isn’t easy. There’s no viewfinder, so what you get might be a disappointment or a pleasant surprise. Or you might be unsure which it … Continue reading

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Fiddletown Again, with a Pinhole Camera

I made a return trip to Fiddletown (Amador County, California) a couple of weeks ago, this time using my 4×5 pinhole camera.  Light in the Chew Kee Store was too dim; the exposures there would have been 2–3 hours long!  … Continue reading

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