How do you make something invisible, such as WiFi signals, visible? Answer: Create a device that lights up depending on the strength the WiFi signal. An intriguing concept that results in some very interesting visuals. Video after the break.
Archive for February, 2011
If you have ever taken long exposures, or shot in dimly lit areas, you have most likely run into the problem of having noise in your photograph. Despite the fact camera manufacturers are actively trying to reduce noise, this still remains a legitimate problem. The following tutorial will show you step by step instructions on how to use the software Noise Ninja to remove excessive noise from your photographs.
How would you go about shooting a 300 foot redwood tree? As you will see, when given this assignment, these National Geographic photographers came up with an ingenious solution: Use a dolly system to take multiple photographs of the tree, and stitch them together in post production. What you end up with is one humongous photograph with lots of detail.
For more than a year, Cory Fauver grew his beard and took photos of it on a daily basis. As you will see from the following video, the photos were very carefully planned. I envy this video because if I tried to do something similar, it would show a years worth of nothing more than a fuzzy chin. Video after the break.
The Final Prize we are giving away this week is a heavy duty Neck Strap called “The Industry Disgrace” .
How To Enter:
In order to win, all you have to do is leave a comment in this post and tell us: Which statement best represents your knowledge of photography?
The contest is open until Sunday February 27th at 6:00 pm, at which point we will randomly pick a winner. Don’t forget to come back as we will update the post to announce the winner.
As long as you are from the planet Earth, you are eligible to win.
The following video was shot by Logan McMillan of Gorilla Pictures. It shows the aftermath of the most recent earthquake to hit Christchurch, New Zealand. They are running out of time in terms of finding survivors, and the death toll is expected to climb as more than 200 people are still missing. Our condolences go out to all the families who have been affected by this natural disaster.
Sean & Lisa Ohlenkamp created this stop motion video about books that organize themselves within 2 bookshelves. I can’t imagine how long this took to complete. Watch the video, which includes a dancing banana, after the break.