U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Shapiro captures the amazing acrobatic skills of two Thunderbird F-16s at the Tampa Bay AirFest 2014 performing a phenomenal feat that seems as though you’re looking at a mirror image of one single plane.
If you’re just now considering getting into digital medium format photography, then you’ve picked a great time. CMOS sensors are making their way into just about every brand, 4K video is too, and now, it looks like the entry-level price bar might be dropping as well. Read more…
If you’re into Golf, you might have heard about this controversy over the most recent cover of Golf Digest. Apparently, the magazine erred when it decided to put Paulina Gretzky (daughter of famed hockey player Wayne Gretzky and fiancé of pro golfer Dustin Johnson) on the cover instead of an actual… you know… golfer.
What kind of digital world do we live in? One in which 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube per minute, translating to a terabyte every four minutes. One in which 500 terabytes of new data per day are ingested into Facebook databases. And speaking of Malaysia flight 370, one in which the sensors from a Boeing jet engine create 20 terabytes of data every hour. As Google CEO Eric Schmidt said several years ago, “Every two days now we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003.”
“Slide Digitizing – Super Low Tech” —Instructables
This isn’t the way to go if you’re going for extremely high quality scans, but it can do a basic job in a jiffy without hurting your wallet (assuming you already have a light box).