This is the first known illustration of the camera obscura, published
in a work by the Dutch scientist Rainer Gemma Frisius; De radio
astronomico et geometrico liber in the year of 1545.
A fine collection of links about camera obscura
Here is a site about pinhole cameras (fascinating stuff), recommended by Mats.
23 October 2006
A year ago I got this box with hundreds and hundreds of old glass plates. Think it´s time to bring some of them back to life.