The system uses a camera rig that holds three cameras: a main camera, the Arri Alexa; and two small cameras used to capture depth information. The goal is to allow the filmmakers to focus on the 2D shoot, and make depth decisions at a later time.
Could a “Hybrid 3D” Trifocal Camera Be on the Way to Hollywood? —The Hollywood Reporter
Self-help author Wayne Dyer once wrote that, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Photographer Anelia Loubser of Cape Town, South Africa used this quote as the basis for her project titled “Alienation.
The series consists of contrasty portraits that have been flipped upside down, turning the ordinary faces into strange, alien mugs.
“Smile” is a common command uttered before pressing the shutter and snapping a photo, but it’s not always a real smile that gets captured in the resulting portrait. How well can you distinguish a “real” smile from a “fake” one in a picture?
In the two portraits above, which one is a genuine smile, and which one is more forced?
It is admirable, and perhaps even courageous, that Lorde broadcasted this to the masses. There is a lot of debate on the ethics of Photoshopping models and celebrities. A lot of people feel that it pushes unrealistic expectations of beauty in society and sets people up to feel insecure about having imperfections that even the rich and famous share with them.
I totally sympathize with this point of view, but there is another side to the argument that is easily lost on people who aren’t in creative and media fields. There are commercial and artistic forces at work that will never relent and, unless there is a major aesthetic shift in the industry, Photoshopping blemishes is here to stay.
Researchers at UC Berkeley have created software that automatically averages hundreds or thousands of similar images to create the pinnacle of amalgamations.
Unveiled last month, AverageExplorer lets users see the average image that represents whatever collection of images they’re looking at. The idea is to break down the overwhelming amount of images given when searching through Google Images, Flickr or Bing and combining it into one visual summary of the result.
Samsung will reportedly be announcing a new NX mirrorless camera tomorrow at Photokina, but photos and specs have already made their way onto the Web. The Samsung NX1 is set to become the company’s new top-of-the-line mirrorless model.
24 Things Photographers Say (And What They Really Mean) —DIYPhotography
For the past thirteen years, Elizabeth Keefe has sought to find the mystery couple in a wedding photograph she happened upon.
The photograph, which depicts a smiling bride and groom with four of their wedding guests, was given to Keefe by a friend who had found it at Ground Zero weeks after the 9/11 attack.