Category: Still photography

North Korea in 3D Photo Art Exhibit

North Korea in 3D Photo Art Exhibit

CNN report on a photographer’s 3D photo gallery of North Korea. Source: 3DPRK: Take a 3D tour of North Korea – CNN.com

Lightroom Mobile for Android 1.4 available for free!

Lightroom Mobile for Android 1.4 available for free!

Go to the Google Play store and search for Lightroom. It will show up as “Adobe Photoshop” – install that. Or try this link. Adobe has made Android Lightroom available for free. Source: Lightroom Mobile for Android 1.4 now available and free!

Adobe’s New App Turns 2-D Selfies Into 3-D 

Adobe’s New App Turns 2-D Selfies Into 3-D 

It has great applications for bootstrapping the 3-D design process. Source: Adobe’s New App Turns 2-D Selfies Into 3-D Magic

Use the free Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor to create panorama photos

Use the free Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor to create panorama photos

Microsoft Research makes their Image Composite Editor available for free. Use the ICE to create high quality panorama photos by stitching together many photos. This photo was created out of 34 photos taken on a 12 megapixel point n shoot camera – the end result, after overlaps and cropping, is a 78 megapixel image. This is a size reduced 1920...

Using a Computar c-mount lens on the Nikon 1

Using a Computar c-mount lens on the Nikon 1

These photographs were taken with a Nikon 1 V2 and a Computar f/1.2 12.6-75mm c-mount television camera lens. For improved sharpness, I usually shoot this lens at f/4 as it is soft at f/1.2. I also use a 0.6 ND filter so that I can use the lens wide open. The lens is used with a c-mount to Nikon 1...

Low light image quality test: Nikon 1 V2 and J1, Lumix GH-2 and GH-4

Low light image quality test: Nikon 1 V2 and J1, Lumix GH-2 and GH-4

I tested the low light image quality of the Nikon 1 J1 (electronically the same as the Nikon 1 J2 and the Nikon 1  V1), the Nikon 1 V2, the Lumix GH-2 and the Lumix GH-4. The Nikon 1 is a 1″ sensor camera with a 10 MP image resolution and the V2 has just over 14 MP. The Nikon 1 is...

Red tulips, yellow daffodils and more!

Red tulips, yellow daffodils and more!

Click any image to click through to Flickr for larger sizes including the original full size uploads. Photo taken with Nikon 1 V2 and Nikkor 30-110mm lens.   Photo taken with Nikon 1 V2 and Nikkor 30-110mm lens, with -0.7 ev exposure compensation.   Photo taken with Panasonic Lumix GH-2 and Lumix 20mm f/1.7 lens.   Photo taken with Olympus...