What a lovely place to be and what an amazing sight to see! I don’t know what else to say other than the following video was captured at the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile.
Archive for May, 2011
Rumor has it that Twitter is working on creating their own photo sharing service. This wouldn’t be a bad idea considering the success of other photo sharing companies, as well as the controversy regarding who owns the rights to the content.
The world’s most expensive camera doesn’t look as good as you’d imagine, but considering it is almost 90 years old, I’ll cut it some slack. This Leica 0-series camera, originally made in 1923, sold at auction for a staggering €1,320,000 ($1.89 million USD). I wish I had that much money to throw around at my hobbies. Watch a video of the auction by following the link below.
50 MP = 200 MP. The following statement doesn’t make any sense, unless you are Hasselblad. They recently announced their newest camera, the H4D-200MS. Find out how they creatively turned a 50 MP sensor into one capable of taking a 200 MP photograph.
Apparently the New York Stock Exchange is not to happy about people using photographs of the trading floor without their permission. I wonder if this includes stock photographs? What do you think about this?
You may recall last year how the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull disrupted air travel across most of Europe. The latest vocanic eruption has been taking place at Vatnajokull , and while it is not expected to significantly impact air travel, it is just as beautiful to watch. Jon Gustafsson, with the help of helicopter.is, flew to the scene to capture this amazing footage.