Camera Obscura

Today I spent the afternoon making a camera obscura in my apartment.  There was a lot of experimenting… a lot of moving furniture around… and in the end, I was AMAZED at what emerged on the white muslin I had set up.  The reflection of downtown Manhattan coming though a tiny hole of light (the size of a quarter) in an otherwise completely blacked-out window. 

The room was so dark in fact, that I took this self-portrait at 4 seconds at ISO 1600.  Amazing indeed, I can’t wait to try it again…

And one of the best parts was watching boats go by up in the corner where you can see the East River – barges, ferries, party boats and even folks out on jet skis today – it was like watching a mini movie.

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About Jane Kratochvil

Jane Kratochvil is a Brooklyn based photographer specializing in events, portraits, headshots and architectural night photography. Jane is credited as a portrait and events photographer for such clients as Coyne Public Relations, Cutler Salon for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, The Wall Street Journal, and the DUMBO Arts Council. Her amazing photographs of New York City are frequently published online and have recently been seen in various print publications and promotional pieces. Please contact Jane at janekratochvil@gmail.com or call at 718-791-7177 for rates. Visit Jane Kratochvil's website: http://www.janekratochvil.com/ All images on this blog are COPYRIGHT 2015 JANE KRATOCHVIL - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
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