Pinhole Cameras Are Taking 1,000-Year Exposures Around Lake Tahoe

The “Millennium” pinhole cameras installed by Jonathon Keats will reveal the long-term effects of climate change to generations 1,000 years ahead.

How’s your photography project going? You’re probably doing a long-term documentary photography series, or maybe a collection of street portraits. They will definitely take some time to complete, but surely not as long as the pinhole camera project of conceptual artist and experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats (yes, the brain behind the Berlin-based Century Camera Project). His large scale undertaking aims to capture the long-term effects of climate change in various locations across the US.

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