By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Waitsburg photographer and muscian creates digital pinhole images

Carrie Hendrix uses her natural curiosity and love for the obscure, to renew old technology.


January 26, 2023

Carrie Hendrix

"Bennington Lake" shows how Hendrix uses her technique to create stunning landscapes with only light.

WAITSBURG-A local musician, educator, instrument builder, photographer, and seeker of knowledge has combined camera obscura technology with digital convenience. Carrie Hendrix took a break from building musical instruments to make a camera obscura to aid her drawing.

Using information from "The Birth of Photography" by Brian Coe, she learned how to construct her first camera obscura. Using her strengths in problem-solving and craftsmanship, she created the portable optical device using a lens from a pair of binoculars. Painted black, it looks like an 1800s camera.

Camera obscuras (Latin fo...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023