Presentation on theme: "The Simple Camera Introduction to Graphic Arts. The Simple Camera Camera Obscura: Latin camera for "vaulted chamber/room“ obscura for "dark“ together."— Presentation transcript:
The Simple Camera Introduction to Graphic Arts
The Simple Camera Camera Obscura: Latin camera for "vaulted chamber/room“ obscura for "dark“ together "darkened chamber/room a device dating back to the ancient Chinese and ancient Greeks, which uses a pinhole or lens to project an image of the scene outside upside-down onto a viewing surface.
Camera obscura, from a manuscript of military designs. 17th century, possibly Italian
An artist using an 18th century camera obscura to trace an image
shutter Light tight box Film holder
FOUR MAIN PARTS OF THE PINHOLE CAMERA Light tight box Lens/Opening Shutter Film holder Eyeball Pupil Eyelid Retina
Light Tight Box: Inside black No light gets in Light only coming through pinhole
Lens (Opening): gather and focus light control the AMOUNT of light that enters the camera Smaller opening – sharper image Larger opening – blurry image Pinhole
Shutter: Flap Controls the AMOUNT OF TIME light has to hit the film
Film Holder: Holds film flat and in place Emulsion facing opening Ortho Sheet Film CHECK ALL PARTS BEFORE USING!!!