Camera obscura

Camera obscura

C018/8298 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 55.3MB

Downloadable file size: 6.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Early photography, A man working with a camera obscura. This projects an image of a scene onto a glass plate on which drawing paper is placed. The artist may then trace the scene as reference for later work. When light sensitive materials were used in place of the screen, the modern camera had been invented. Image taken from A Catechism of Photography Reprinted from the Photographic News. Originally published in Cassell, Petter and Galpin: London, 1859.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: a catechism of photography reprinted from the, architectural element, box, britain, camera, chamber, container, drawing aid, england, english, equipment, furnishing, historical, history, interior element, lighting devices, male, males, man, men, obscura, photograph, structural element, tools and equipment, visual works

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.