Tag Archives: camera obscura

Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film


Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film .
Personal anecdote (to a grandchild, told at the end of this film , in dutch) : “a great-great grandmother of me was caught and killed by such spinning sails (blades) of her windmill” nearby in South-Holland.
Pinhole videography (camera without a lens – just a pinhole) of the sails of the hollow post corn windmill ‘New Life’ (dutch : wipstelling korenmolen “Nieuw Leven”) in the little town Hazerswoude , Alphen, South-Holland, Netherlands.
Previously as a shorter – one minute – edition published : Windmill Sails | 20160410 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo.com .
Filmed summer 2013 with a Olympus Micro Four Third camera (E-PM1) capped with the SLR Magic ‘Toy’ Pin Hole cap – f/128 aperture, 12mm focal length (24mm-equivalent), 84° angle view. Synchronized sound from Olympus LS-10 Linear PCM Recorder.
Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film | 20200710 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com | miracles•media

Upside down in Camera Obscura


Upside down in Camera Obscura ~ Inside a giant Camera Obscura : inside the Rotterdam Cruise Terminal building with the image coming live from the Maas river bank outside (showing skyscrapers here in the film, and when present ships passing) through a hole in one of the blinds covering the windows.
Filmed at the “Cruise Terminal becomes Camera Obscura” event of the ‘Nederlands Fotomuseum’ on 9/11 2011 in Rotterdam, performed by David Smeulders and co-workers – thanks to Rotterdam festivals.
Upscaled (4K) film , first published January 2012 (20120124) in The One Minutes Collection (# 3467/3468 540p 25fps), and online August 2012 at both my Vimeo channel , and the now becoming obsolete YouTube channel iClip – that’s being archived – transferring the content to my main channel youtube.com/michelvanderburg .
Film : Upside down in Camera Obscura | 20120124 – 20200612 | Michel van der Burg | The One Minutes Collection | michelvanderburg.com | miracles.media .

tin can pinhole photography

HOLLAND. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Taking a pinhole photo of the Erasmus bridge, using a pinhole in a tin can loaded with photographic paper. Darkroom work was done in the SKVR BeeldFabriek – that also supplied the custom made tin can pinhole cameras.
Using a 2nd camera the process was captured for the 1 minute film “tin can pinhole photo”, with original sound and added music called ‘Sonatina Piccola’ (Jan Masséus, composer) performed by the nearby playing Nederlands Jeugd Accordeon Orkest directed by Marc Belder – during this ’24 uur cultuur’ Rotterdam event.

Credits
SKVR BeeldFabriek – Tin can pinhole camera and darkroom
Nederlands Jeugd Accordeon Orkest directed by Marc Belder – Sonatina Piccola (Jan Masséus)
24 uur cultuur Rotterdam
Erasmus Bridge (Erasmusbrug) on the river ‘Nieuwe Maas’ designed by Ben van Berkel
Film and pinhole photography : Michel van der Burg (michelvanderburg.com)

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Tin can pinhole camera © michelvanderburg.com

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Tin can pinhole camera © michelvanderburg.com

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Darkroom pinhole photography © michelvanderburg.com

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. SKVR BeeldFabriek – darkroom pinhole photo work © michelvanderburg.com

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Erasmus bridge pinhole photo © michelvanderburg.com

Holland. Rotterdam. September 11, 2011. Erasmus bridge pinhole photo © michelvanderburg.com

Upside down in Camera Obscura – 1 minute film

Walking in the biggest picture of Hollland, inside a giant Camera Obscura : the Rotterdam Cruise Terminal becomes a Camera Obscura.
Filmed at the “Cruise Terminal becomes Camera Obscura” event of the Nederlands Fotomuseum on 9/11 2011 in Rotterdam, performed by David Smeulders and co-workers – thanks to Rotterdam festivals

1 minute film by Michel van der Burg (michelvanderburg.com) first released on Jan. 2012 as “Upside down in Camera Obscura”- license (cc-by): creative commons attribution

Dutch:
Onderste boven in een Camera Obscura
Wandelen in de grootste foto van Nederland, in een reusachtige Camera Obscura : de Rotterdamse Cruise Terminal wordt een Camera Obscura.
Gefilmd tijdens de “Cruise Terminal wordt Camera Obscura” installatie van het Nederlands Fotomuseum op 9 sept. 2011 in Rotterdam. Uitvoering was in handen van David Smeulders (en medewerkers) – met dank aan Rotterdam festivals.

1 minuut film van Michel van der Burg (michelvanderburg.com) – license: creative commons naamsvermelding