More pictures of darkness.

Not long ago, I discovered that by covering my camera’s lens with aluminum foil, I could take interesting pictures. Not pictures of actual objects, but pictures of all the pixel errors and thermal noise in my camera’s image chip. I figured that, since I have an iPhone 4S handy, I’d see what darkness looks like according to its camera. Apparently, the abyss is pink and green:



One thought on “More pictures of darkness.

  1. That’s an interesting experiment. I suspect that the severity of this effect (total area of distribution) would be linear over the phone’s operating temperature.

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