camera obscura

We tested BonfotonUP, a gadget that turns your room into an upright camera obscura

May 21, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Have you ever tried turning your room into a camera obscura? It’s a simple and super-fun project that lets the view of the outside world…

Photographers turn empty building into a camera obscura to create epic large format photos of London

Jan 13, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

UK photographer Brendan Barry can turn pretty much any object into a camera obscura: from a camper to an entire skyscraper floor. This time, he…

This DIY large format digital camera obscura shoots the most beautiful photographs

Aug 19, 2021
John Aldred

The lure of large format photography attracts many. Relatively few can justify the cost of pursuing it, though. Even 4×5 sheet film gets pretty expensive,…

This window adapter turns your room into an upright camera obscura

Aug 11, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

There are a few DIY ways to turn your room into a camera obscura, or you can use an adapter for it. But wouldn’t it…

Watch: How to shoot and develop color photos with a camera obscura at home

Feb 16, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

British photographer Brendan Barry is well-known for his camera obscura projects. He has taken photos with a camper-camera, container-camera, and plenty more. And during the…

Photographer turns the Customs House into a giant working camera obscura

Oct 1, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

A camper, a shed, a bedroom, or even an entire skyscraper floor – you name it, Brendan Barry can turn it into a camera. For his latest project, he visited Custom House…

Photographers turn their homes into cameras to portray life during coronavirus times

May 12, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

While staying at home, many photographers turned their houses and flats into studios. In fact, some of them even turned them into cameras! Brazilian photographer…

Here’s how to turn your boring garden shed into a working camera obscura with a darkroom

Apr 28, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

UK-based photographer Brendan Barry has turned quite a lot of places into giant cameras obscurae. He’s now in isolation like most of us, so even…

How to turn your bedroom into a camera obscura – and take photos with it

Mar 24, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Photographer Brendan Barry has turned some huge objects into cameras. He started with a $200 camper, then used a shipping container, and finally turned an…

Photographer turns an entire floor of a skyscraper into a giant working camera

Sep 18, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

UK-based photographer Brendan Barry is known for his unique cameras made of a melon, a pineapple, a mannequin, even a loaf of bread! After constructing…