We recommend the following links which have either a direct connection to Camera Obscura's or some very interesting connection.
Includes the 'Magic Mirror of Life' An appreciation of the camera obscura. http://www.brightbytes.com
Founder member of Photofusion and a modern day pinhole artist http://www.ginaglover.com
The Observatory Science Centre.
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex.
The sky in a room - brilliant website worth a look!! http://www.funsci.com/fun3_en/sky/sky.htm
Camera Obscura - a photo history before Photography http://photography.about.com/library/weekly/aa010702d.htm
Explains the theory that Vermeer used a camera obscura for his paintings: http://www.vermeerscamera.co.uk
Pocket Guide to Camera Obscuras of Britain and the World, by Mike Fiest, Hove Borough Council Foredown Tower Countryside Centre, Foredown Road, Portslade, East Sussex. BN41 2EW
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions http://www.camera-obscura.co.uk Where seeing is not believing. Amazing optical illusions with endless hands-on fun!
Here are some very interesting Victorian themed links.
Housed in a vintage, mahogany lined, Bedford TK beetlebox lorry, this unique museum displays a stunning array of costumes, props, puppets, toys and ephemera from the extraordinary collection of the Insect Circus Society. Spanning more than three centuries, and covering many continents, this is undeniably the finest museum of its kind in the world. http://www.insectcircus.co.uk/news.php
Enjoy a few minutes looking at the Nostalgia & Penny Farthing Times. http://www.beam.to/pennyfarthingtimes
To download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader "http://www.adobe.com http://www.adobe.com/
The following links have no direct connection to Camera Obscura's Long Ashton Mosaic Gifts Unique handcrafted mosaics, mirrors, jewelry and more. http://www.lamosaicgifts.co.uk