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Tag: Photography

Photosketch Internet Image Montage: This Needs to be Out Now

Photosketch Internet Image Montage: This Needs to be Out Now
Developed by a team of students from Tsinghua University and the National University of Singapore, Photosketch is a more practical version of Scribblenauts. Say you want to have a picture of a shark jumping out of the sea in an attempt to swallow a helicopter.

The Weirdest Cameras You Will Ever See: the Art of Wayne Martin Belger

The Weirdest Cameras You Will Ever See: the Art of Wayne Martin Belger
It’s Strange & Wonderful Wednesday, and as I was perusing the offerings of the Internet I came upon Gerard Vlemmings’ – aka The Presurfer – link to an article on blogbits about weird cameras. They were weird alright: there was an 18-carat gold plated Pentax LX and even a pistol-shaped camera.
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Roombas Make Dazzling Time-Lapse Light Paintings

Roombas Make Dazzling Time-Lapse Light Paintings
Ever wonder what sort of stuff was running through the electronic brain of your Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner? These wonderful time-lapse photos should give you a pretty good idea of what your Roomba has been up to.

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be
We may have moved past the blocky look of pixels in modern gaming, but the designs of squares on squares that mark classic games continue to have special places in the hearts of gamers. But what if those storied jaggy characters and interfaces were thrust into the real world?

Avatar Telescopic Spy Camera Perfect for Snooping on Neighbors

Avatar Telescopic Spy Camera Perfect for Snooping on Neighbors
Want to see what the guy in the apartment across the street is up to? This digital spy camera has a ridiculously long telescopic lens that lets you zoom in on the action from afar. The Avatar digital camera has a 21x analog zoom lens which should make long-distance observation and photography a snap.

Real Brawl Character Photos Are Nightmarishly Compelling

Real Brawl Character Photos Are Nightmarishly Compelling
If you ever wondered what that mysterious turtle Lakitu would look like if he was, say, human, your day is here. In fact, you get a large chunk of the cast of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros Brawl, all in the disturbing vision of Greg De Stefano.

Wearable Vision: Mit Researchers Develop Fabric That Acts as Camera

Wearable Vision: Mit Researchers Develop Fabric That Acts as Camera
MIT researchers have come up with a camera that uses light-sensitive fibers in place of a lens. When woven together, the fibers form a fabric that can “measure light intensity distribution at different wavelengths across a large area.”

Brinno Gardenwatchcam: Time-Lapse Digital Garden Camera Shoots Video Slightly More Interesting Than Watching Paint Dry

Brinno Gardenwatchcam: Time-Lapse Digital Garden Camera Shoots Video Slightly More Interesting Than Watching Paint Dry
Want to know if your green thumb is really green? This nifty garden gadget lets you keep watch over your budding plants 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from across the globe if you want.

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures
Lomography’s new Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator allows users to use up to 3 pinholes in one shot. The pinholes create a ripple, cross-eyed effect that only worsens becomes crazier once you add the color filters to the mix.

The Western World Finally Going on a Beautiful Safari in Afrika [PS3]

The Western World Finally Going on a Beautiful Safari in Afrika [PS3]
Sony’s stunning safari photo hunt game, Afrika, was left languishing when it came to an English-language release. Sony declined to take the title outside of Asia after it was released last August, but the game has been picked up by Natsume–of Harvest Moon fame–for release in other major markets later this year.

Polaroid Pogo: Instant Cameras Are Back!

Polaroid Pogo: Instant Cameras Are Back!
If you know what to do when Andre3000 tells you to shake it like a Polaroid picture, then you’re probably well acquainted with the anachronistic instant cameras from as early as the late 40’s. For the younger folks out there, instant cameras have built-in printers and use self-developing films, allowing users to print their pictures seconds after each shot.

Left 4 Dead Fans Take Cosplay to a Whole New Level

Left 4 Dead Fans Take Cosplay to a Whole New Level
It’s really not fair to call this brilliant photoset cosplay; instead, we should call this recreation of Left 4 Dead art. Nightzero’s homage to the zombie apocalypse shooter combines photography, digital art, and yes, okay, cosplay.

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real
This collaboration between UK mixed-media artist Chrissie MacDonald and photographer Dominic Lee envisions what Tetris might look like on some newfangled 3-dimensional computing platform that uses physical blocks to let you play the classic Russian puzzler.

Forget That Fish-Eye: Sony Dsc-Hx1 Cybershot Can Take 224° Panoramic Shots

Forget That Fish-Eye: Sony Dsc-Hx1 Cybershot Can Take 224° Panoramic Shots
I’m not that into photography so I can’t say I’m excited about Sony’s new cybershot, the DSC-HX1, but it’s packed with a lot of features that I think will get many enthusiasts excited. One of the DSC-HX1’s features that Sony is flaunting is it’s ability to take “sweeping panoramic shots”, up to 224° horizontal or 154° vertical.

Camera Lens Calendar F. Stops in the Year 2038

Camera Lens Calendar F. Stops in the Year 2038
Photographer Sharad Haksar chiseled this unique camera lens calendar from a single block of aluminum. I love the idea, but at $2000 for a calendar that runs out of years in 2038, I don’t know I could justify the $66+ per year price tag.

Microsoft HD View Offers Gigapixel Zoom, Hdr Images, More

Microsoft HD View Offers Gigapixel Zoom, Hdr Images, More
I was working on a story about something completely different today when I came across this intriguing digital image technology they’ve been working on for a while over at Microsoft Research. The team sums up their not-too-lofty goal for their HD View technology as follows: “…to create the best picture given (a) a source with high resolution, arbitrary dynamic range, any field of view & color gamut; (b) the user’s interaction; and (c) the display being used.”
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