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Who used camera obscura?
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Regarding this, who first used the camera obscura?
The earliest use of the term"cameraobscura" is found in the 1604 book Ad VitellionemParalipomenaby German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologerJohannesKepler.
Subsequently, question is, how did the camera obscura work? The Camera Obscura is an ancient opticaldevice.In its most basic form it is, quite simply, a dark room withasmall hole in one wall. On the wall opposite the hole, an imageisformed of whatever is outside. This image is upside-down(inverted)and back to front (laterally transposed).
In this manner, which artists used the camera obscura?
Some, like well-known British artistDavidHockney, believe that Old Master painters includingJohannesVermeer, Caravaggio, da Vinci, Ingres, and othersusedoptical devices such as the camera obscura tohelp themachieve accurate perspective in theircompositions.
Did Caravaggio use camera obscura?
Caravaggio and the camera obscura. Thewebentwining Caravaggio with contemporary advances incameraobscura technology is compelling. Of course, Titianwas a greatmaster draftsman, and if he did use cameraobscuratechnology, he most obviously used itintermittently.