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The Magical Moving Picture Show

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by Jenny Rossiter (subscribe)
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It's a phenomenal experience
The Magical Moving Picture Show is on the move!
The Magical Moving Picture Show
The Magical Moving Picture Show

 

It is leaving its grassy home paddock and heading to the Compass Cup.
The Magical Moving Picture Show
The Magical Moving Picture Show

 

The Magical Moving Picture Show is Australia's only mobile camera obscura. (A Latin term meaning a dark vaulted chamber). A camera obscura is one of the inventions that led to photography and the camera. This camera obscura projects images of its surroundings inside the Magical Moving Picture Show.
 

Mt Compass Wetlands viewed inside The Magical Moving Picture Show
Mt Compass Wetlands viewed inside The Magical Moving Picture Show

Inside the darkened chamber, children can engage in a variety of activities using smoke and mirrors, rainbows and safe substances that magically appear under ultraviolet light.
 

The Magical Moving Picture Show will make its first appearance at the 41st Compass Cup on Sat 25th of Jan 2014. After this date, it is available for booking for schools, preschools, birthday parties, private events and other shows, fairs and fetes.
 

Karen offers different programs for those with an interest in history, physics, visual arts or photography.
 

If you develop an interest in viewing this type of image, other camera obscuras are located in
 

These could be added to your travel itinerary for future destinations. Right now you can have a phenomenal experience in Australia's only mobile Camera Obscura at The Compass Cup on Sat 25th of Jan 2014.
 

The Magical Moving Picture Show is a phenomenal experience
The Magical Moving Picture Show
is a phenomenal experience
The Magical Moving Picture Show
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Why? An educational and fun experience
When: Available for booking for appearances at schools, fairs and private events
Phone: 0423 980 090
Where: The Compass Cup and other venues
Cost: Small entrance fee
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