Miscellaneous

 

All Those Hours Editing on Your Computer Aren’t Actually Ruining Your Eyesight

If you’re worried that spending hours upon hours staring at a computer post-processing thousands of photos will damage your eyeballs, rest assured: it won’t. And the video above by the folks at DNews explains why that is. Read more…

Can the Nikon D800E Hold Its Own Against The Hasselblad H5D-40?

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What happens when you pit Nikon’s $3,000 D800E up against a $30,000 Hasselblad H5D? Well, photographer Benjamin Von Wong — whose work we’ve featured quite a bit here on PetaPixel — got to do just that in a friendly comparison. Read more…

Tutorial: How to Remove Location Info from Your Images in Photoshop

Privacy is a big concern these days, what with the NSA looking over both your shoulders, reading your emails and chiming in on your cell phone conversations. And while you might not be able to “fight the man” as it were, you can protect your privacy a bit by learning how to remove sensitive location information from the photos you post online. Read more…

Two-Minute Mind-Bending Demonstration of Perspective Anamorphosis

Anamorphosis is a technique you’ve probably seen used many times, even if you never knew what it was called. It’s the projection technique that sidewalk artists use to make it seem like their drawings are three-dimensional when viewed from a specific angle.

And if you want a perfect example of this technique in action, look no further than the video above: a commercial for Ray-Ban sunglasses… although you’d never have been able to tell if we hadn’t told you. Read more…

Major League Baseball Game Delayed by Annoying Camera Phone User

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Attention amateur concert photographers: are you really being as annoying and disruptive as you could be? Because an attendee at a Major League Baseball game may have just set a new high/low at a recent Tampa Bay Rays home game. Read more…

A Tour of Edinburgh Libraries’ Collection of Early Photography

If you have some time today, check out this video series by digital filmmaker and photographer Rich Ferguson, created for the Edinburgh Libraries in the capital of Scotland. It’s a brief tour through the collection of early Victorian photography held by the libraries.
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High-Speed Camera System Can Capture Objects Traveling at 7,500 MPH

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Researchers at a California company specializing in high-speed imaging equipment have developed a camera add-on capable of freezing objects traveling at up to 7,500 miles per hour — that’s almost 10 times the speed of sound. Read more…

‘Super Bowl Shuffle’ Photographer Sues Over Use of Photo in News Story

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The photographer who captured images of the Chicago Bears doing the “Super Bowl Shuffle” is suing the Chicago Tribune and Fox Sports for allegedly misappropriating the images.
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Photography Project Exposes Wonders of Backyard Biology

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You may never take local birds and weeds for granted again after spending some time with Meet Your Neighbors, a photo project aimed at documenting the huge variety of the biosphere one species at a time. Read more…

external Reminder: We’re Giving Away Ten Free 500px Portfolio Upgrades —PetaPixel

500pxJust a reminder: 500px is currently promoting its new Portfolios service on PetaPixel, and we’re running a photo contest to give away 10 free upgrades!

Check the original post for a quick look at the Portfolios feature and to read the instructions. Basically, tag your photos on 500px with “PetaPixel.” If it’s selected as one of the 10 winning images, you’ll get a free upgrade!

 
May 20, 2013 · Permalink · Comment