Article: 19370801043

Title: Self Shadow Pix

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Self Shadow Pix
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SPEAKING of pictures, this self-photo of the writer, made with the miniature camera shown in the picture, required the use of no mirrors or trick effects. Explanation: A 400-watt projector light was thrown upon a 30 x 40 inch beaded movie screen.
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Self Shadow Pix

SPEAKING of pictures, this self-photo of the writer, made with the miniature camera shown in the picture, required the use of no mirrors or trick effects.

Explanation: A 400-watt projector light was thrown upon a 30 x 40 inch beaded

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Camera takes its own shadow picture.
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movie screen. Both writer and camera took a profile position about six feet in front of the screen, so that shadows cast were sharp. After distance was determined and lens set at ƒ 2, 1/25 second, the camera was turned at right angles toward the screen and the shutter clicked.

The illusion created is that the minicam itself is filming another object to the right of the picture, when, as a matter of fact, it is actually pointing straight at the illuminated sci'een, with camera shooting camera and cameraman.—O. I. Sprung -man, Minneapolis, Minn.