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Camera

A chamber, room, or apartment in old English Law. A judge's chamber. Treasury, chest, or coffer.

To be in camera is to be in private or in chambers.

See: chamber
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This realization concerning "the chamber of truth" provides a more nuanced account of objectivity than Rousseau does because it brings back to the fore the historical connection between the camera obscura and theater.
Crary's analysis of the camera obscura helps his attempt to construct a general theory of the observing subject, from the Renaissance to the beginning of the modern period.
Ingrid took the camera obscura to the Falstone Agricultural show at the weekend and will also have it with her at the Bellingham Show on August 31.
RECODER: The unique thing about our intervention to the camera obscura, is the anamorphic image and the squeezed image, because there's no lens with the camera obscura--it's the lensless camera obscura.
The real thing in this case - the camera obscura, which is Latin for "darkened room" - turns out to be a wigwam-shaped swirl of Douglas fir veneer scraps donated by Rosboro Lumber Co.
Two 18th-century examples of the camera obscura will be on display, providing an opportunity for visitors to learn more about this scientific tool.
During the Queen of the Night's famous aria, the miniature theatre becomes a camera obscura, as fireworks and stars erupt across the sky.
Artist Arlene Burnett transformed an everyday garden shed into a magical camera obscura which projected Colmore Row's grand architecture onto its inside walls.
Myddfai has its own private volunteer police force with a sheriff and deputy and there's a camera obscura in its church tower, used by the vicar and his daughter.
It is presented in a large wooden camera obscura, whose reflecting lens is a mucky mirror in an otherwise dark 18th century parlour.
Dazzling performances from Camera Obscura, Ebony Bones and Karima Francis are also expected.