Vintage Cameras as Nightlights: Comforting or Creepy?

It's hard to argue against the visual appeal of these nightlights. They're old, forgotten cameras repurposed into something useful once again. But when you think about having these in your house, doesn't it make you feel a bit, um, unsettled?

That camera would be sitting there in whatever dark room you stumble into at 3 in the morning, greeting you with a lens and a glowing light. Is it taking pictures of you? If it is, what is it doing with those pictures? Is it conscious? See what I mean? [JayFish/Flickr]


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