John Chiara and The Giant Camera
Posted by Scott
John Chiara is a local San Francisco photographer who built his own truck-sized camera. He details it’s operation in the above video and it’s nothing short of impressive the way he creates and manipulates the exposures. John’s process and results are fascinating, and it’s not just about the scale of the camera, the results themselves are truly beautiful. You can see more of his work at the Von Lintel Gallery site and get more info at the LighDark site.
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Jakub says:September 30, 2008 at 1:52 pm
I love knowing that he puts that much time and effort into his work, i can appreciate it so much more.
Forrest says:September 30, 2008 at 2:25 pm
Jakub put it perfectly. That is so incredibly inspirational… I’d love to see the prints in person one day.
Rent says:September 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm
that’s so awesome…to say the least
Chris says:October 1, 2008 at 9:32 am
I loved the video. Was so interesting getting his perspective, and thoughts on his work. Thanks Scott!
Anders says:October 2, 2008 at 6:26 am
And I call my 4×5 large format… This is fantastic! John – you are a real photographer!