Posts tagged "camera"
PRINTED LIGHT: VERMEER AND THE CAMERA OBSCURA

PRINTED LIGHT: VERMEER AND THE CAMERA OBSCURA

    I’m proud to present the first guest writer at A Studio with a View! Jane Jelley is a painter living in Oxford UK, who contacted me after reading my post titled Life in the Camera Obscura and pointed me to the wonderful experiment she had just carried out in her studio. I can’t...
LIFE IN THE CAMERA OBSCURA

LIFE IN THE CAMERA OBSCURA

    Wherever there is a discussion about the use of optics in Western painting the name Johannes Vermeer never takes long to arise. It’s easy, and even fun from our perspective as people who came to a world saturated with photographs, to spot recognisable characteristics of photographic images in Vermeer’s paintings: people caught in...