Welcome! This ring
is a group of Web sites that contain information on pinhole photography. The purpose of this
is to promote pinhole photography.
is powered by RingSurf.
offers members many advantages, for example: easy to submit Web site form, easy HTML code posting and most importantly,
frequent visits from web surfers. After all, the purpose of belonging to a Web ring is to promote your site and get
If you have a Web site that contains something of relevance to pinhole photography (for example: pinhole photographs,
pinhole cameras, precision pinholes, zone plates, etc) and would like to share your interest with others then this
is an ideal way of doing just that!
How to join the ring
To sign up simply enter your details in the application form. Once you have submitted your site details, follow the instructions for posting the ring code and uploading the logo to your site. It is as simple as that!
1 - Your site must contain something of relevance to pinhole photography (for example: pinhole photographs, pinhole cameras, precision pinholes, zone plate photographs, etc).
2 - The ring code must be located on the page that you submitted to the ring, and be easy to find from your homepage.
If users have to navigate through a maze to find it you will not be admitted to the
will be checked frequently. If the code is removed from your site then your site will be removed from the
3 - You must use an approved logo. If you do not like the ones I have provided then please feel free to submit an
alternative for approval. If your logo is approved then it will be added to those that are available for others to use.
4 - Your site must be in English, have an English version or have navigation aids in English.
5 - This ring
aims to be family friendly. Sites that contain criminal, pornographic or racist information need not apply.
6 - The final decision on admission of member sites and/or removal of sites from the
remains with the
will automatically receive notification of your application to the join this
when you click on the Send button.
You may edit the site information that you have submitted, at any time, by using either of the following options:
Please follow these steps after you have submitted your site details:
1 - Shortly after submitting your details via the application form
above, you will receive an e-mail from
containing the ring code for your Web page, together with a unique ID number.
Add the ring code to your Web page.
Alternatively, the ring code fragment can be obtained from this page, using the View Source
option in the menu at the top of your browser. Use the Edit & Find
options to locate the ring code in the source code from this page.
You will find it located between two comments: Begin Pinhole Photography Fragment and
End Pinhole Photography Fragment. You must replace the Web site ID, Web site e-mail, Web site owner's name.
Alternatively, the ring code may also be obtained from RingSurf's site.
NB - Each ring
member has a unique ID number. For example, the ID for this Web site is ID=1. Your ID will be a different number.
You must replace all 4 occurences of the ID number in the ring code on your Web page with your own ID number.
You will receive your own ID number in an e-mail from RingSurf.
2 - Check everything carefully. Make sure you replace the following:
Replace all four occurences of ***SITE ID*** with your ID number.
This is what it should look like:
NB - Make sure that the ring code on your page contains your own unique ID number.
If you do not receive an e-mail from RingSurf
or are unsure what your ID number is then please contact the
3 - Right-click on the logo, then select Save Picture As. Save the logo on your hard drive.
If you do not like the above logo then you may use any of the alternatives below:
Or design your own and submit it for approval to the
For example, here is a zone plate logo that was submitted by Chris Patton, owner of the
Pinhole & Beyond site.
Here is a logo that was submitted by Wanda Scott, owner of the
Pinhole Photography site.
4 - Upload your Web page file and the logo of your choice to your site.
5 - Send an e-mail to the webmaster
advising him that the ring code and logo have been posted on your Web site, and are ready for approval.
6 - The webmaster will review your
Web site and check the ring code. Your site will be added to the
as soon as it has been approved by the
All sites that apply to join this
will be held in a queue, pending approval. Sites that have been approved appear in the
list of active sites.
If you have any queries, or experience any difficulty with any part of this process, then please e-mail the
You may edit the information that RingSurf
holds about your Web site, at any time. Enter your unique ID number and password below.
Alternatively, visit RingSurf's site.