By CODIE WYERS/Montana State News
Portability is the most challenging aspect for students building the Camera Obscura this spring.
The invention of Camera Obscura started the development of photography and the modern day camera. It’s no surprise that a class at Montana State University is being dedicated to it.
Camera Obscura is not actually a camera; it’s an 8-foot wide enclosure in which a person stands. A reflection of the outside is projected on to the ceiling displaying an image for viewers to appreciate.
Senior photography majors will be creating their own Camera Obscura as part of the President’s Fine Arts Series. The class of 17 students will work throughout the spring semester, presenting the finished product to the MSU student body and the public. Continue reading “Class building camera precursor”