Experimental Photography: Handheld Camera Obscura

15 Oct 2016

Event times

The Engine Room, The Exchange.
Sat 15th Oct, 10.00 – 11.00am & 11.30am - 12.30pm

Cost of entry

The workshop is free but with a £2 donation per person to cover material costs.

The Exchange

England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Buses stop in the centre of Penzance.
  • The Exchange is a five-minute walk from the train and bus stations

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A workshop exploring and creating a small version of the Camera Obscura.


The camera obscura is a way of projecting an image through a lens onto a surface. The precursor to photography the camera obscura dates back to the ancient Greeks. 
In the workshop each participant will create their own handheld camera obscura, learning about the inside workings of a camera and the human eye in the process.
Led by photographer Peter Lower.
Family workshop, suitable for ages 7+.
Booking essential via eventbrite as places limited.

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