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So many Big Brothers V

Photography I was born in the age of film rolls. There were rolls with film for 12, 20 and 36 shots and before shooting a shot you always asked: “will it be worth it? Should I wait for a better opportunity?” The peak of film photography was in 2001 with …

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ETTR? Even more so!

  When you learn digital photography one of the first things you are told is ETTR: Expose To The Right! For those who may not know it, ETTR is the consequence of the way a digital image chip works. Those chips can be seen as containing million of “buckets”, one …

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Making filming part of your everyday life

Digital cameras have become part of our everyday life. Think about it. Wherever you are it is most likely that someone around you is taking a photo with her smartphone, isn’t it? GoPro has made a business out of the willingness of people to film their activities, from a simple …

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100+ Mpixels coming to your phone …

Xiaomi, one of the big Chinese smartphone makers, has announced its intention to deliver a 108 MPixels smartphone in 2021 (and a 60 MPixels one in 2020, both sensors are produced by Samsung). I looked around at comments and most of them are pointing out the absolute nonsense of pushing …

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Using AI to detect animals eyes

Nature has evolved an impressive variety of eyes, not just in shape but also in characteristics. You may want to take a look at this wonderful article, from where I extracted the photos of a variety of eyes, to “see” what animals can “see”. I found it an amazing and …

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A cloud in our hand

Being interested in photography I subscribe to a number of groups and of course my interest is reported to companies selling photographic paraphernalia… That’s why I am receiving emails, on a daily base, with new things that -according to the message- I can’t absolutely live without. Yesterday I received an …

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AI is the judge …

In yesterday post I pointed out the ongoing transformation in digital photography with an increased shift towards bits processing. Hence, it is not surprising that AI, Artificial Intelligence, is playing and will be playing a growing role. AI is already at work at the shooting time, coordinating exposure and focussing, …

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Self Flying Camera

There are quite a number of drones, in the market and in the air, that are carrying a digital camera for breathtaking photography and filming from the 3rd dimension. Actually, the success of drones can be tied mostly to their capability of carrying a camera and opening a new world …

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