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What is a Camera ?

Let's look at the very basics of what a camera is and expand the creative possibilities of each area.

The concept and use of the camera is very much much older than the digital age of photography we live in.

The word camera is derived from camera obscura (Latin for dark chamber) and the principle can be traced back to Aristotle. It was noticed that if a very small hole penetrated the outside wall of a darkened room, an image of the scene outside was projected onto the opposite wall.

So to create a camera we need:


1. a darkened chamber

2. an opening to let light in

3. an appropriate area for the image to project onto




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