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Drop In: The Art & Science of Pinhole Cameras

A hands on photography workshop where participants can experience the low-fi magic of pinhole photography!

Presenters: Alexis Lambrou Stefan Killen

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza

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A hands on photography workshop where participants can experience the low-fi magic of pinhole photography! This three-station setup will give kids (and their parents) to learn the basics of photography, pose for a fun pinhole portrait, and will go home with their very own analog pinhole print!

Presenter Bios

  • Alexis Lambrou

    Alexis Lambrou

    Alexis Lambrou teaches photography and media literacy at Bard High School Early College. She has collaborated with young people through Sarah Lawrence College’s Social Justice Collective, the New York Public Library, the Magnum Foundation, the International Center of Photography, Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School, New York City’s Parks and Rec Centers, Photoville NYC, and the Sioux YMCA. Lambrou received her master’s degree in art and education from New York University and holds a BFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology.

  • Stefan Killen

    Stefan Killen

    Stefan Killen has been taking pinhole photographs of the New York metropolitan area for close to 25 years. Using cameras designed to hold 120 mm film, Stefan has photographed Times Square, Central Park, Coney Island, Green-Wood Cemetery, subways, ferries, parades, the waterfront, and more. His work has been exhibited at the Alan Klotz Gallery in New York and in shows juried by gallery owners Larry Gagosian and Molly Barnes, and is in private collections throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. His work was included in the award-winning book “Out of Focus: Pinhole Cameras and Pinhole Photographs” (Niggli, 2012), and in 2009 was featured in United Airlines’ in-flight magazine Hemispheres. His website has been picked up by such blogs as,,,, and, and he is currently working on several books of his pinhole photography. Stefan grew up in Zurich, Switzerland and received a B.A. from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, where he studied drawing and painting.

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