David Felix is a science teacher and hobbyist photographer based in Tokyo, Japan.

David is the creator of Miru Cameras - a brand of self-made and handcrafted wooden pinhole cameras. 

David has hosted solo exhibitions and has been part of several group shows of his pinhole camera creations and photographs in the Philippines, Japan, and other countries. He has also hosted several workshops on the medium and has had his works featured in various local media. 

Academically, he holds a degree in Environmental Science from the Ateneo de Manila University and uses photography to express his love for nature and its Creator. 

Photo by: Jonathan Keh





Bcc: In Search of Cures (online group show). https://padlet.com/baguioartlab/bcc 

Japan Pinhole Photographic Society Exhibition 2020 (group show). Koto Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Pinhole Photography Group Exhibition vol. 6 (group show). Teahouse Coffee, Shiga, Japan.


B&A Exhibition: Merry Creation! (group show). Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

re|Creation: A Pinhole Photography Exhibition (solo exhibition). Hinode Box Studio B, Koganecho, Yokohama, Japan.

Pavlovka Pinhole Fest 2019 (group show). Pavlovka Art Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.

Décima Semana de la Fotografía Estenopeica en Oaxaca (group show). Oaxaca, Mexico.

CASA Residency Exhibit: Exhibit of Resident Artists from 1993-2017 (group show). CASA San Miguel, Zambales, Philippines.


B&A Exhibition 2018 (group show). Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan. 

Analog Revival (group show). Albergo Hotel Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines.

Japan Pinhole Photographic Society Exhibition 2018 (group show). Koto Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan. 


MØNOMANIA • A Black & White Photography Fair (group show). Vetro Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines. 


MIRU: A Pinhole Photography Exhibit (solo exhibition). Center for the Arts in San Antonio (CASA) in San Miguel, San Antonio, Zambales, Philippines.

MIRU: A Pinhole Photography Exhibit (solo exhibition). Cafe by the Ruins Dua, Baguio City, Philippines.


Escape (group show with Leandro Magtibay). Cafe by the Ruins Dua, Baguio City, Philippines.

Workshops Attended


15th Invisible Photographer Asia Mentorship Program. Tutor: Kevin Wy Lee

Workshops Held


Pinhole Photography Workshop. Yokohama, Japan. 

Practicing Patience: A Pinhole Photography Workshop. Craftery, Baguio City, Philippines.


Pinhole Photography. University of the Philippines Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines.

Pinhole Photography. Center for the Arts in San Antonio (CASA) San Miguel, Zambales, Philippines.



Koganecho Artist-In-Residence Program, Koganecho, Yokohama, Japan.

Artists' Retreat no-mu, Namioka, Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan.


CASA San Miguel, Zambales, Philippines.

Features and Interviews


Esquire Philippines: Meet Miru, A Filipino-Made Film Camera

Scout Magazine: Night

Where To Baguio: Practicing Patience: The Art of Pinhole Photography

Scout Magazine: David Felix and the patience of pinhole photography

The Local Folke Co.: On The Spotlight: David Felix 

35mmc: 5 Frames with the Leica Mini - By David Felix


Heights Ateneo: Second Regular Folio (Vol. 64, Issue 2)

Point.ph: Vol. 1


PINHOLISTA: Miru Cameras 35mm – First Impressions 

FILMANILA: Friday Film Feature 07

Where To Baguio?: Artist Feature: Sam David Felix

Sun Star Baguio: MIRU - A Pinhole Photography Exhibit (Local Newspaper)

Heights Ateneo: First Regular Folio (Vol. 64, Issue 1)


Taste Travel and Trends: Baguio (Magazine)

JOSEPH: Pinhole Photography: A Digital Native's Escape

My Cheap Camera: Sam David Felix

Using Format