Tagged: Digital camera

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 pixel wide version of the original. On the original, I can...

Panasonic Lumix GH-2 Firmware 1.1 update just released

Joint update service for Four Thirds lenses | Digital Camera | Digital AV | Consumer Products | Support | Panasonic Global. Notably, the new firmware adds Improved noise reduction for low light usage Powered zoom lens features to work with the new X-Series lenses 25p mode for PAL cameras 30p mode for NTSC cameras Improvements to auto focus Improvements to burst mode The better online discussion as to what the new...

The real story behind APS-C versus Four Thirds versus Full Frame sensors

With digital cameras, many enthusiasts engage in “pixel peeping” contests to super enlarge and examine every image pixel for bragging rights over whose image is sharper or has less digital noise. This leads to pointless debates over the effectiveness of different types of camera sensors that usually leave out so many details as to be, well pointless debates. If you’d like to know more about sensors and other aspects of photography,...