Following the footsteps of Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

La-maison-de-Nicéphore-Niépce-de-Saint-Loup-de-Varennes Przemek Zajfert

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 […]

How black and white photo paper becomes colored

Warum verfärbt sich schwarzweiß Fotopapier?

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 […]

There is a story behind every picture

No 724 Jacqueline Esen München

“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 […]

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Three peaks in the dolomites

No 9096 Thorsten Rackebrandt & Eliza Wiercinska, three peaks - The 7th Day

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 […]