Monday, July 11, 2011

Photography related posts

CameraSim is an online SLR simulator which allows you to edit variables like distance to subject, focal length, ISO, Aperture and shutter speed and see in real time how they affect your end result. It’s quite ingenious and interesting to play around. It would be a great tool to showcase how all these items come together and affect your pictures. Via John Nack

Stolencamerafinder lets you check online for pictures taken with your camera. Although I have tried it with my camera serial number and couldn’t locate any pictures at all

TIME has a very interesting Behind the scenes photo gallery from the original Jaws movie, below are a couple of pics that I really liked, but feel free to go to the gallery to learn more about how they shipped and maintained the shark that was hanged in the dock and tons of other details.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) has been brought a step closer to the motion picture with AMP, a new camera that records HDR realtime through a single lens by using a two beam-splitter and directing that light to 3 different sensors. Have a look at the video below for more information about it.

AMP Digital Video from Mike Tocci on Vimeo.

The Atlantic has a very interesting set of pictures that show Bonfires of Saint John and Corpus Christi celebrations in different parts of the world, it’s great to see some of the are from Venezuela!! Here below are some that I really liked

A long-exposure image shows light trails, produced by faithful carrying candles as they walk past the Cathedral during a Corpus Christi procession in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)




People dressed as dancing devils walk down a hill during a traditional dance celebration in Naiguata, Venezuela, Wednesday June 22, 2011. Spanish conquerors and Catholic priests presented dancing devils ceremonies to Latin America's African slave population 200 years ago, who adopted it and incorporated drums into the ritual. The dancing devil ceremony comes the day before the Catholic holiday of Corpus Christi. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)#

Chinelo dancers prepare to perform during Corpus Christi celebrations near the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City, on Thursday, June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar) #

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