No way, cliche: This camera won't work in tourist traps


No way, cliche: This camera won't work in tourist traps
 

How many times have you seen one of your Facebook friends posing in front of the ruins at Machu Picchu? How many of them have used a forced perspective to make it look like they were holding up the tower at Pisa?
Do you ever feel like you're trapped in an echo chamber of trite travel photography?
Well, a new project by Philipp Schmitt is aiming to change the way we think about taking pictures—specifically, where we take them.
His Camera Restricta is a play on the Camera Obscura, the device that paved the way for all modern cameras. But what exactly is so restricta about it?
The camera uses... read more

 
27 September 2015 in Science &Technology, Views: 16
Source: Usa Today
 


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