But first, this. A different way of thinking about why we take photographs
Abelardo Morrell: The Making of a Camera Obscura
Abelardo Morell’s website.
Not everyone agrees with Hockney’s thesis. Some counter arguments, here and here. The later one is perhaps the most valid because its author is a scholar. Hockney’s project has inspired further exploration and scholarship.
BBC program: The Genius of Photography
George Eastman House on Flickr
“Tim’s Vermeer“a documentary by Penn and Teller (yes, THAT Penn and Teller) about one man’s obsession with discovering Vermeer’s secrets. Hint: camera obscura! Trailer | NY Times article | TIFF summary