These pinhole cameras are capturing 1000 year photos of Lake Tahoe

Popular Science | 11/8/2018 | Staff
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The millennium cameras are circular and made entirely of copper, except for the pinhole aperture which has been pierced through a piece of 24-carat gold. Keats looked to the artists of the Renaissance to create the surface inside the cameras that will capture eventual images. Keats prepared the inside of each of the cameras by rubbing them with a pumice to make the surface gritty and then coating it with garlic. Once the garlic dried he painted on layers of a red pigment called rose madder—which was also used by artists of...
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