The Streak's camera
Further review of the Dell Streak.
Notes on life, art, photography and technology, by a Danish bohemian and ne'er-do-well.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand has a hit with this theme. I bought an over-sized postcard book with his work a couple years ago, some still hang on my fridge.
Zero History. I have a feeling it will be highly regarded. I had that feeling even before it came out. I'm usually right too. Do you get that? I just feel when the time is right for the world to pay attention to a particular artist now.
Got my Scottevest today.
It's weird to me that courier companies always demand a phone number for the recipient, but they never use it when they can't deliver, in my experience.
I stumbled over this comment from F.I. under a 2008 post:
... It's The Lay Lady Lay hour, children. Can you say "avant garde rock"? I knew you could.
Here's a snap, with HDR (High Dynamic Range, meaning photography in high contrast conditions), and the auto-saved sample without. It's plain that it does save a great amount of data in the highlights.
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
I have added a link to the RSS feed for this blog on the right, so it's easier to give the address to your favorite news reader app*.
The Pentax 645D, which is high quality, but still much cheaper than most medium format cameras, will finally be sold outside of Japan, they have just announced.
What I like is the robotic sleds, very kewl.
Photographer Laurie visited me today, and like usual we had a grand old time talking gear and all kinds of stuff. Here he is checking out something on his iPad. No wait, it's mine 'cuz it's in my stand. It's the Fellowes Wire Study Stand. It folds flat, and it'll hold the 'pad even if it has a rubber cover on.
Prolong The Life Of Your Battery: Abuse It, TMO article.
You try to give away what you want yourself.
Fujifilm camera X100.
Aptus back breaks resolution barrier, article.
This is a composite picture I photographed (for eReader Joy) and combined in Photoshop, to show an idea of what a Kindle with a color screen might look like. It took a lot of fiddling and skewing to get the perspectives to match, particularly since the photos were of two devices of different sizes.
Cities and Ambition, Paul Graham article.
I've had AlternativeTo.net recommended. Looks interesting, and it's multi-platform.