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A camera in which the lens is replaced by a pinhole (e.g. the camera obscura).
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Many of the first camera obscuras were large rooms like that illustrated by the Dutch scientist Reinerus Gemma-Frisius in 1544, for observing a solar eclipse.
Now I have my very own camera obscura. First-time visitors often exclaim as they study a 15 [degrees] section of landscape or watch the Moon, Sun, planets, and clouds - nine times larger than normal, and moving nine times faster!
While still at Leiden, he also wrote the sketches, tales, and essays collected as Camera obscura (edited under the pseudonym Hildebrand, 1839; 4th definitive edition, 1854).
Aside from the Camera Obscura awardees, FDCP will give recognition to 86 honorees who placed Philippine cinema on the world stage by winning in international film festivals in 2018.
The artist led an art-walking weekend and initiated the building of a portable camera obscura which will be demonstrated at Falstone Show on August 24 and Bellingham Show on August 31.
"Good," says Camera Obscura's seemingly reluctant frontwoman – singer Tracyanne Campbell, to a lone volley of praise from the crowd.
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She rendered Murray Guy's newly expanded Chelsea space a giant camera obscura, conjuring a vast, continually changing image.
Jem Finer, banjo player for The Pogues, is exhibiting Spiegelei, a 360-degree camera obscura, housed inside a stainless steel sphere on top of an off-the-shelf shed.
This study examines the artist's life and work, as well as the mythology surrounding him and the rejection he received for using a camera obscura and other technology that allowed him to bypass the rigorous training demanded by the establishment.