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The smell of popcorn may be gone and the Benedict's Burger Bun's grill may lay waiting, but there is always something fun cooking at the Rooftop. In the case of self proclaimed 'Geek Photographer' Rob Masters, it is the sun on photographic paper.

After vising Rooftop Movies on our opening night, Rob identified the unique opportunity the venue presented in exploring the niche form of photography know as "solargraphy". With its larger than life view of the Perth Cityscape spanning in all directions, Rob was able to install several types of solargraphy cameras across the space, that over the preceding Rooftop Season would slowly capture their collection of abstract and breathtaking city views.

For those unaware of what Solargraphy is, it involves nothing more than a can, a pinhole, and a sheet of photographic paper inside. The pinhole sized trace of light that finds its way through to the photographic paper is what creates these images over time. 

With no shutter, no electricity and through being made from common household items, Rob's collection can be found here to explore, and with the simplicity of the craft perhaps even be inspired by.

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