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A hangar, a pinhole and a world record: building the world’s biggest camera

Posted 20 May, 2006 in Pinhole

Sometime in June, a team of photographers in southern California plans to transform an abandoned airplane hangar into a giant pinhole camera, expose a huge piece of light-sensitive cloth, and create what may be the world’s largest photograph.

The project is difficult and expensive, and if it succeeds, the result will be a single black-and-white image of an empty runway. So why do it?

To the six photographers involved, Jerry Burchfield, Mark Chamberlain, Jacques Garnier, Rob Johnson, Douglas McCulloh and Clayton Spada, the undertaking is part of something bigger than just a really huge picture…

Continue reading at Photo District News

Check out the official project site

Via photographer Jan Kapoor

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