Monthly Archive: April 2016

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...

3DGO streaming service has shut down

Effective April 17, the 3DGO streaming TV service has shut down. The service provided online, 3D video content for watching on “smart” 3D TVs. With the makers of smart TVs announcing earlier that they are reducing or eliminating 3D options on many televisions, the market for 3DGO was likely to shrink in the near future.

3D ’The Jungle Book’ reaps huge earnings opening weekend

A good sign for 3D movies – 43% of opening weekend’s $104 million ticket sales went for 3D showings. Source: ’The Jungle Book’ Unleashes A Mighty 3D Roar At The Box Office With Approximately 43% Of The Related articles Failed Virtual Reality Technologies Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK Printables Activity Sheets #JungleBook

3D photos shot with dual Lumix GH-2 cameras

I used two Lumix GH-2 micro four thirds cameras, and two wireless remote controls. A remote receiver was used on each camera to activate the shutter, with a single remote control transmitter. Surprisingly (to me!) the two cameras synchronized very well. I used two of these wireless remotes. Amazon says they work with any of these cameras – Panasonic: DMC G1, G2, G3, G6, G7, G10, GF1, GH1, GH2, GH3, GH4,...