Category: Technical

Common photography aspect ratios and print sizes are arbitrary 0

Common photography aspect ratios and print sizes are arbitrary

Still photography and motion pictures have, over history, used aspect ratios such as 4:3, 3:2, or for printing 4×5, 8×10 and what not. These choices were arbitrary – based on practical design and implementation considerations of the time. The popular 8×10 paper size came from how fine paper was originally manufactured and sliced down to size by hand, in Dutch...

Using 2 cameras to create fake narrow depth of field images

Using 2 cameras to create fake narrow depth of field images

Small sensor cameras – such as smart phones and point and shoot cameras – are unable to create significant blurring of the background or foreground. Narrow depth of field is mostly limited to large sensor cameras – or to long telephoto shots. But, two camera sensors may be used to measure depth in the scene. One camera is used for...

StereoStitch Introduces Real-Time 3D VR 360 for live 3D VR

StereoStitch Introduces Real-Time 3D VR 360 for live 3D VR

Source: StereoStitch Launches a Real-Time 3D 360 Video Stitching Software for VR Live Streaming Related articles 360fly Partners with Livit to Offer First Live Streaming Platform for Mobile Virtual Reality Hulu steps into virtual reality with a new app for Samsung Gear VR YouTube Connect Aims To Take On Periscope With Live Streaming

Playing 3-D video games can boost memory

Playing 3-D video games can boost memory

Playing 3-D video games can boost memory formation says a study from UC Irvine Source: Playing 3-D video games can boost memory formation, UCI study finds The study is published in the Journal of Neuroscience. (Go Anteaters! My undergrad degree in computer science was earned at the University of California, Irvine ­čÖé ) Related articles UC Irvine Celebrates First 50...

Canon announces 250-megapixel image sensor

Canon announces 250-megapixel image sensor

Canon has today announced a new ultra-high resolution CMOS image sensor that packs approximately 250 megapixels into an area smaller than a United States postage stamp. Source: Canon announces whopping 250-megapixel camera sensor – TechSpot Related articles Canon’s New APS-H Sensor Manages to Squeeze 250-Megapixels in a DSLR Sized Sensor ISOCELL Technology: High Resolution Imaging in the Slimmest Devices Yet...

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┬áthe low light image quality of the Nikon 1 J1 (electronically the same as the Nikon 1 J2 and the┬áNikon 1 ┬áV1), 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...

360 degree stereoscopic 3D coming to Youtube later this summer

360 degree stereoscopic 3D coming to Youtube later this summer

This implies 3D is returning to Youtube – but in a bigger way – using virtual reality (VR) technology, 360 degree immersive video camera technology and VR viewers. Source: Jump ÔÇô Google