Camera Obscura

A camera obscura is the most primitive form of capturing an image: light enters through a small opening and is projected on an interior surface. What began as a phenomena inhabited at an architectural scale has now become encapsulated in the form of modern cameras. This project returns to the inhabited image with a particular focus on the projection plane. The space is patterned to a sphere to allow for a continuous and unbroken projection, analogous to the surface of our eyeballs. A reflective layer on the outside blocks incoming light, while a white interior layer acts as a projection surface. Multiple irises are patterned throughout the envelope to allow for overlapping images as well as switching the view. The camera is easily deployed and can fit in the back of a car.

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