Category: Photos

Spruce Goose Aircraft in 3D, Evergreen Aviation Museum

Howard Hughes’ remarkable Spruce Goose aircraft is on display at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. This is a “must see” aviation and space museum. Click on any photos to view in full size on Flickr. Red/cyan Anaglyph Cross-eyed view: Parallel and side-by-side for 3D Monitors:

The Palisades, in 3D. John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

By shooting this cliff in hyperstereo, I have emphasized the deep crevices in the rocks. When we stand in front of this cliff and look at it with our own eyes, we are unable to see the deep depth of the cracks and crevices. But using the hyperstereo technique, these attributes of the cliff become obvious in this 3D image. Photo taken with Nikon 1 V2 using the 3D “cha cha”...

Why I stopped using the 500px photo sharing web site

A week ago, I noticed odd things about 500px that I found disturbing. I noticed quite a few (in fact most) of the people showing tens of thousands of followers that I checked, appear to have mostly fake followers. I was perplexed how it was that someone with a mere 70 to 100 nice but not great photos could have 30,000 followers. When I click on their followers list, almost all...

Gear Acquisition Syndrome – always needing the next best camera or lens

Fascinating first hand story: I used to be a real photography gear head, I bought and sold cameras right and left, I was left broke and miserable, here’s what you can learn from my ordeal Source: Confessions of an ex-gear addict When I stopped at a beach overlook recently, I was surprised at how many very expensive cameras and lenses I saw being carried along the trails. Then I saw a photo,...

Flickr acknowledges – finally – that photo upload has not been working

Flickr has finally acknowledged that their new software update on their web site has broken photo uploads. Flickr Help Forum user comments. Update: Official Flickr Forum thread on the upload failure. Apparently Flickr released a new “auto upload” feature in their Flickr apps that attempts to upload every picture on your device, by default (even if you do not want it uploaded). It seems this has overloaded the Flickr network (duh!) and...

Photo: Hot Blonde on the Rocks

The braid belongs to my wife. The rocks are 7,000 years old. And it was actually sort of cold and windy but who would look at a photo titled “Cold blonde on the rocks?”. Click thru for more info and photos. Link: Hot blonde on the rocks by Edward Mitchell on 500px