Posts Tagged ‘infocus’

The Most Powerful Photographs of 2013, According to The Atlantic

About a week ago, Reuters put together a powerful video featuring what it considered to be the “Photos of the Year” as taken by Reuters photographers.

But Reuters, as we’re sure you well know, isn’t the only major news agency out there. And so Alan Taylor over at the The Atlantic has put together his own roundup of the “Most Powerful Images of 2013,” pulling from all of the major news agencies, including Reuters. Read more…

The Ends of the Earth, As Seen Through Google Street View

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The advent and continuous expansion of Google Street View has made it possible to explore far off places that we may never be able to visit in person. But where exactly does Google’s reach end? One person deigned to find out. Read more…

Use “Focus Peaking” in Photoshop to Select In-Focus Areas of a Photo

Last week, we wrote about an emerging digital camera feature called “focus peaking”, which lets users easily focus lenses through live view by using colorful pixels to highlight in-focus areas. Photographer Karel Donk wanted the same feature in Photoshop, which doesn’t currently offer it, so he decided to create it himself.
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Alan Taylor Leaving The Big Picture for The Atlantic

After Alan Taylor started “The Big Picture” photo blog over at the Boston Globe in 2008, it quickly became one of the most popular sections of the website. In addition to starting a large format photo blogging trend among news organizations, it has also won two Webby Awards and a SXSW nomination for “Best Blog”. Taylor announced yesterday that he will be leaving “The Big Picture” to start up a new photo blog over at The Atlantic called “In Focus“. His last post at The Big Picture will be on January 21st, 2011, and In Focus will be officially launching in February.
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