What are the advantages and disadvantages of a pinhole camera?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 25th Jul, 2016, 04:43: PM

Expert Answer:

Advantages of a pinhole camera

  • No focusing is required.
  • There is no lens in the pinhole camera and therefore, the image is free from any spherical and chromatic aberrations.

Disadvantages of a pinhole camera

  • The image formed does not give any details. Usually, it is faint.
  • Image is obtained on the screen and no permanent record of the image can be obtained.
  • Pinhole camera cannot be used for studying moving objects. 

Answered by  | 25th Jul, 2016, 06:43: PM