Camera Obscura

January 1, 1604


Illustration by Jacob Mehr

The Camera Obscura is an optical device that is constructed with a box or room with a single hole on one side. Light fromt he outside scene travels through the hole (aperture) and is reflected onto the opposing wall flipped upside down. The Camera Obscura eventually led to the birth of photography.

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