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Tag Archives: photography
Miniature camera lets you frame scenes with your fingers
This miniature camera, currently being developed by a research group at IAMAS, Japan, allows you to frame scenes using your fingers – just as you would form a rectangle with your hands to help decide the composition of a particular shot.
Canon 5D Mark III shipping March 25?
The newly announced Canon EOS 5D Mark III may start shipping March 25 at Best Buy stores and other retailers, suggests a leaked inventory screen snapshot courtesy of Engadget.
iPhone photography tips and tricks from Jack Hollingsworth [Video]
Jack Hollingsworth, renowned world photographer, shares some iPhone photography tips and tricks. Jack is a recent Apple convert and describes iPhone photography, or iPhoneography, as the “most powerful work of his career”.
500px now lets you buy and sell photographs, introduces new content discovery engine
500px, the gorgeous Flickr alternative for serious photographers, has launched its own market place, allowing users to buy and sell high-quality canvas prints and digital downloads.
CanvasDropr makes embedding images more beautiful for bloggers
CanvasDropr’s unique image sharing site is developing fast, and this week released embeddable canvases for bloggers and website owners.
Technological extinction: 9 technologies we should put on the endangered list
Technology adapts and evolves but like other forms of evolution that means that some will die away. So, what technologies will no longer be with us in a few years?
New Media: Audio, Video, and Photography in the Victorian era
We love our high definition digital experiences but man’s first attempts at recording photographs, film, and audio are still mesmerizing; as are the attempts by modern technicians to digitally preserve them.
Apple continues to dominate most popular camera phone list on Flickr
The iPhone 4S has already become the second most popular camera phone on Flickr, reaching second-spot behind the iPhone 4 just five weeks after launch, as Apple’s iPhone family continues to dominate in this regard.
Ground-breaking system for quickly rendering synthetic objects into legacy photographs
A group of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated a ground-breaking system that allows a user realistically insert synthetic objects into legacy photographs quickly and easily.
Vodafone gets creative with the Blackberry Curve
Vodafone is showing that RIM and Blackberry are a source of creativity and has commissioned five Irish artists to create artwork inspired by the Blackberry Curve.
Time-lapse video of 2011 Tall Ships Races
Waterford photographer Shane O’Neill has captured this great time-lapse video of the 2011 Tall Ships Races that were hosted in Waterford, Ireland earlier this month. Shane is a graduate of the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design and runs his own successful photography business Aspect Photography.
Canadian photographers create giant Rube Goldberg machine using studio equipment
Canadian photographers at 2D Photography Inc. have created an amazing giant Rube Goldberg machine using their 2,500sq. ft. photographic studio and equipment. The project took six months from conception to completion, with the entire scene shot in a single take.
Amazing HD panoramic photograph of Obama’s College Green speech
If you weren’t one of the luck 40,000 people who squeezed into Dublin’s College Green to hear President Obama’s speech then click over to this brilliant panorama by Irish photographer Con O’Donoghue.
Stunning time-lapse video of Dublin by Irish photographer Richard Twomey
Irish photographer Richard Twomey has created this stunning time-lapse video taken between March and April of this year, beautifully incorporating scenes across Dublin, including Dublin City Centre, Dublin Airport and the docklands.
Stunning HDR time-lapse video
Photographer Patryk Kizny has combined HDR and time-lapse photography to create this stunning short film titled The Chapel. The piece explores the inside of a protestant chapel in Zeliszów, Poland built in 1797 with some great visual effects achieved.
Timelapse of snow storm in United States and Canada
North eastern America and Canada are suffering some of the worst winter storms in decades this week. NASA has already released satellite imagery of the continent blanketed in snow and several areas have already declared a state of emergency. Many parts of the New York, Philadelphia and Boston have seen 29 inches (73CM) of snow and to put this into context Vimeo user Michael Black has published a timelapse video, recorded over a 20 hour period, of the swathe of snow covering the States.
Time lapse video of the solstice lunar eclipse
It hasn’t happened in 400 years but today a total eclipse of the moon coincided with the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This is the first time that this meeting has happened during the video age and William Castleman, an expert in photographic scientific subjects, caught the eclipse live on film.