Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020

Gundlach Korona 5 x 7

Speciation

Gundlach Korona 5 x 7

2016-17

Kent Krugh

(American, b. 1955)

Inkjet print

Gift of the Artist 2019.304

Location

Did you know?

Produced around 1910, this view camera is very similar to the machines used to take the earliest photographs and resembles those still used today for large-format film photography.

Description

Kent Krugh uses x-ray technology to allow us to see inside the Gundlach Korona. In a view camera, the lens forms an inverted image on a ground glass focusing screen, which is replaced with a sheet of film to take the picture. A feature of the apparatus emphasized in this view is the bellows, which expands or contracts as the distance between the lens and film holder is altered, which changes focus, depth of field, and perspective.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Inkjet print
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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