Here’s what has caught my attention over the past two weeks (last weekend was crazy 🙂 about photography and related areas of digital art, etc: Is this shopped? Truth, lies, and art before and after Photoshop | The Verge http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/12/3489356/is-this-shopped-truth-lies-and-art-before-and-after-photoshop The Milky Way above a ghostly sea of cloud: The amazing shots taken by an …
My latest post on the HP professional photography blog is the start of a series of articles on photography basics. This one is on exposure approach and image sharpness.
While I love the Gigapan Epic for shooting panorama photographs, it is not a perfect device.
As the weather and my schedule have permitted, I have been out doing panorama photography with my IR converted Canon 350D and a slightly modified Gigapan Epic motorized panorama platform. A fairly calm and sunny day allowed me some time in the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne.
My latest post on the HP Pro Photography blog is on the do it yourself approach in photography.
Finally the combination of teaching commitments and bad weather gave me a break and let me get out with my modified GigaPan Epic motorized panorama platform and my converted for infrared photography Canon 350D.
The GigaPan Epic is designed for small, compact digital point and shoot cameras. Yet a half hours work with some aluminum, a drill and a thread-tapping device will remove many of the limitations and allow you to take panoramas with larger cameras, including dSLRs.
The GigaPan Epic automates the shooting of panoramas and photo mosaics. In this review we cover the unit itself and the free stitching and uploading software that is provided. A panorama allows you to capture a much wider field of view than your camera and lens can do in one image. A photo mosaic uses …
MaxMax.com, the people who converted my 350D and will do my next camera, also sell filters. I’ve been testing a number of their infrared filters of late and the first one I will talk about is their unusual XDP filter.
We review the Gitzo and also cover how to use a monopod for those that have never experienced one. Gitzo’s GM2541 is a four section, carbon fiber monopod. It weighs half a kilo (1.1lbs) and rises to a maximum height of 1.6m (63in) from a collapsed length of 53cm (20.9in). The leg sections use the …