Camera Obscura

Okay, hold the phone, because these photographs by Abelardo Morell are nothing short of amazing. The reflections on the walls weren't put there via Photoshop or projector, but by a photography technique called camera obscura. Basically the rooms in the photos are completely darkened while a small pinhole is cut through whatever curtain is blocking the outside light. That pinhole exposes the view from the window onto the opposite wall. That's a watered-down explanation of the centuries-old technique; more on camera obscura here. Pretty cool, huh?

 (discovered via Design Crisis)

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