Joseph Nicéphore Niépce – * 7. March 1765 in Chalon-sur-Saône, Frankreich; † 5. Juli 1833 in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes. Joseph Nicéphore Niépce Niépce, who had one sister and two brothers, was an officer in the French army from 1789 to 1811. He managed the Nice district from 1795 to 1801, then dedicated himself to mechanical and chemical […]
I discovered this camera by coincidence. It was fixed on a tree on the Münchner Freiheit for 8 years. Normally I leave the cameras there just for a year, but i forgot this camera there for over 8 years. In this time the hole of the camera got bigger. (Probably the work of a bird). […]
The camera was attached to the gate of the silent house in Ameugny (Taize) for 7 days and accompanied the silence of the participants. The movement of the gate was the only external sign of communication with the non-silent world.
The picture was taken in Corsica in 2018.
Many participants asked me how the different colours appear in the photographs? An essential reason for the different colors of the pictures is the photo paper. Each photo paper has a different chemical structure and reacts differently to light. Hundreds of different photo papers are used for the pinhole cameras of the project. Some of […]
“You might like that,”said Roland about a year ago and gave me a business card. It said something like “photo project” and something like “The seventh day.” I can only rarely resist interesting tips. So I looked into the internet and checked it out.Przemek Zajfert’s project involves taking a picture with a pinhole camera.Przemek Zajfert’s […]
No 10532 Black Forest panorama of S. Gritsa This picture was made in the Black Forest. The pictures below show that it rained on most days of the exposure. However, only the sky and a part of the orbit of the sun was recorded by the camera. Thanks to S. Gritsa for the pictures.
The camera to this picture documented the growing of runner beans for 7 days. The leaves of the beans moved obviously, so only a green curtain is visible. The bright diagonal is a board which supports the fence. At the top of the picture you can see the mansards of the neighbor’s house. the curved […]
As a participant of the project, you should think carefully about where to place your pinhole camera. Because of to the long exposure time, moving objects are not visible on the images. This restricts the choice of motifs. However, this restriction can also be used as a stylistic device The main motif of […]
Comments from the archive: Susanne – Wednesday 3 August 2016 “Is that the three peaks? How great is that? And where do you attached the camera?” Thorsten – Monday 22 August 2016 “We have placed the camera on a rock near the chapel of the three peaks. At the end of the holiday […]
Name of the picture: Andreas 03 From the letter: Hello Przemek Now I’m looking forward to what happens. A bird helped me with my “Camera obscura”. Many thanks in advance to you and your family Andrew