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Who invented the camera obscura and pinhole camera

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Asked by iqbal seth, 22 Jan '13 12:18 pm
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In the tenth century, muslim scientist Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen) wrote about naturally-occurring rudimentary pinhole cameras.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 22 Jan '13 12:23 pm

 
  
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Ibn Haithem // ALHAZEN
Answered by truth exposed, 22 Jan '13 12:19 pm

 
  
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Ibn Haithem // ALHAZEN
Answered by manoharkhanna, 16 Apr '13 11:52 am

 
  
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Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haytham), a great authority on optics in the Middle Ages who lived around 1000AD, invented the first pinhole camera, (also called the Camera Obscura} and was able to explain why the images were upside down.
Answered by Amol Raikar, 22 Jan '13 12:19 pm

 
  
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Nicephore Niepce
Answered by aflatoon, 22 Jan '13 12:20 pm

 
  
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