Camera Obscura

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In this case, we used a science lab across from the Colby Art Museum and Bixler. We blacked out all windows and doors, leaving the only opening - a pinhole of about 1/8 inch. The resulting image was of an upside-down Bixler and Museum of Art. We selected a portion of this image (which was projected over the ceiling and the floor as well as the opposite wall) to record on photographic paper. This record, displayed here (right-side up), is a large paper negative of the projected image. The paper was light-sensitive paper was then wrapped up and taken back to the Bixler darkrooms for processing. Proving a bit too unwieldy to take the process one step further to reverse it into a positive or traditional print, we then digitally photographed the large paper negative and made the smaller digital print you see here.
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