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Tony Willett
Tony Willett
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Camera Obscura Build CV:

A history of bespoke Camera Obscura that we have been involved in creating.

2015

1001 inventions UNESCO head quarters.
1.9m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet, Anti-reflection coated. We supplied the lens and mirror for an installation at the opening events for the UNESCO year of light.

2014

Hastings Stade Camera Obscura, Hastings.
1.9m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet, Anti-reflection coated. Vertical projection onto a table. Turning handle This is a copy of our touring booth with custom painted signage.

2013

Portable Camera Obscura in Northumberland.
2.13m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Vertical projection onto table. Vertical turning handle. We supplied a tripod tent camera obscura with blackout lining, turret, optics head turning handle and table for the VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) project.

Waddesdon Manor Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
3m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Two horizontal projections onto a purpose made wall dividing a room in the tower. No rotation These camera obscura were conceived as the climax to an art trail running through Waddesdon Manor, curated by the artist Jan Dunning.

2012

Photographers Gallery, Soho, London.
4m focal length, 150mm diameter, Achromatic Triplet lens, Anti-reflection Coated. Horizontal projection onto an existing wall. Rotated by means of a handle built into the Optics head/turret. This was an architect led project, we supplied the optics head, turret and turning mechanism.

The Great Eye Camera Obscura, Norfolk.
2.32m focal length, 80mm diameter, Meniscus lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Vertical projection onto a back projection screen. We supplied the lens and mirror for a temporary installation at a scenic viewpoint.

Bathing Machine, South Coast.
1.8m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Vertical projection onto a table. Horizontal bar turning mechanism. We supplied the turret, optics head and turning handle for a camera obscura built into a Victorian style bathing hut for a site specific theatre piece which toured south coast resorts.

Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury.
1.5m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Vertical projection onto a table. Vertical turning handle. We supplied the turret, optics head and turning handle for a camera obscura built into a Yurt for use by the photography department.

2011

Yuval Hen, Studio Space, London.
650mm focal length, 50mm diameter Achromatic doublet, uncoated. Horizontal projection onto back projection screen. No rotation A camera obscura constructed within the studio for fashion shoots. Financial Times and Telegraph

Wicor School, Portchester.
1.9m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet, Anti-reflection coated. Vertical Projection onto table in the centre of the Camera Obscura. Rotated by Handle. The camera obscura, optics, turret and table were built and supplied by us.

1001 Inventions.
1.9m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet, Anti-reflection coated. We supplied the lens and mirror for a portable installation touring the middle east.

2010

Installation for SkyArts. London.
2m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus Lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Horizontal projection onto canvas. No rotation This camera obscura was constructed to demonstrate the painting techniques of Vermeer.

2009

Fox Talbot replica, British Library London.
0.3m focal length, 75mm diameter, Meniscus Lens, Anti-reflection and Hard coated. Horizontal projection onto ground glass screen. No rotation. This box camera obscura was commissioned as an interactive exhibit for an exhibition of Victorian photography.

2007

Big Day Out Festival, Australia.
2.1m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet. Vertical projection onto a table. Vertical turning bar. A light weight tent camera designed and built for a five week tour of Australia.

1999

Portable Sidesow, Camera Obscura Booth.
2.1m focal length, 128mm diameter, Achromatic Doublet. Vertical projection onto a table. Rotated by horizontal bar. This is the original booth which we still tour with.