Thursday, December 31, 2009


A few links for the last post of the year. I hope everyone has a happy and safe New Years Eve.

In 1957, photographer Eugene Smith moved his family into an apartment in downtown New York. This building was a hangout for a majority of the cities jazz movement. He kept a tape recorder running and of course took photographs. A ten part NPR story from WYNC collated from the tapes and photographs can be listened to here.

You have to love television shows where they can get infinite detail out of a $300 video camera. A YouTube clip exploring "enhancement".

Lifehacker is continuing to explore the "best of" posts. Here are "6 kitchen skills you can pick up in a weekend".

How to build a slit type panoramic camera.

Two guys build a light field camera out of a bunch of point and shoots. Plans and software are promised later, though some more info has been published since the original post.

Make Magazine has an article on Macro Photography on a budget.

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