The axle is mounted (pic 1), the platform is raised (pic 2), the mirror box is mounted, and the lens is fitted. Continue reading
Today was a successful day at the workshop. We have mounted the bottom hub (on which the axle spins) into Continue reading
Today we removed all the ball bearings from the bike wheel hub and replaced them with stones and wool. This tampering was Continue reading
I spent the day at Birmingham Open Media, the HQ of the Birmingham Camera Obscura project: http://www.bom.org.uk/ check it out! The Continue reading
A purpose built lid for the wind powered version of the camera obscura, as mounting the mechanisms will damage the original lid. Continue reading
Foamex aperture wheel, cut with a CNC machine. We chose foamex as it is very light in comparison to wood, Continue reading
Drawing for the aperture wheel, 70cm diameter, which will be made of foamex and painted black.
Yesterday I went to see ‘Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius’, an exhibition at the Science Museum. Da Vinci Continue reading