This is actually a really simple process and once you've done it, you can do it forever.  Pinhole cameras can be made out of any canister that is dark inside.  I used a little food tin, and because it is shiny and metallic, i had to paint it black.  I think I would suggest it of any canister used, though. 

Materials needed for this project:

your canister of choice, preferably with a lid. (mine was a food tin with cardboard cover.)
black spray paint (the cheapiest kind, 97 cents from home depot)
a pin
light sensitive paper or film (I used Polaroid 300 available on Amazon.com)
a dark dark room
rolling pin
a hard flat surface to role on

Step 1: paint

Just go ahead and paint the inside of the canister black.  I did two coats just to be sure and cover up all the shiny bits.  We don't want ANY reflective surfaces on the inside of the camera. 
<p>جميل هدا هو العلم الحقيقي من لا شيء</p>
<p>Nice and simple! I love the idea to use Instant film. </p><p>For everybody else who intends to use it: pay attention that Fuji Instax is beeing exposed through the back of the photograph. </p><p>Magic indeed ;)</p>
Interesting, but I think you must put more samples.
Here is the set I made. This is a photo from one of my other instructables where I matted and framed these photos. I'll try to post better images of them soon! Thanks.
Thanks, Madelin!

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