Tag: Camera

I’m a sucker for funky cameras

I bought a Lytro back in the day. It spent a week in my bag before it hit the technology graveyard in the corner of my office. My narrative clip lasted maybe a week. Everyone around me was freaked out. […]

I just ordered my Lytro camera.

Available February/March next year. The “Lytro”:http://www.Lytro.com features a technology they call “light field” — they grab sufficient photon data at capture time to allow refocusing, zooming, etc as a post-capture option. The Lytro is a simple step on the way […]

Software Lenses and Lytro

I’ve wished for years that someone would come up with a “software-defined lens”:http://theludwigs.com/2003/07/camera-as-a-data-gathering-device/. A surface that would capture all inbound photons and let me decide later about focus, depth of field, etc. It looks like “Lytro”:http://www.lytro.com/ has done it or […]

Recent Software Trials

* “gfxcardstatus”:http://db.tidbits.com/article/11982?rss to let me fiddle with macbook pro graphics hardware. which is proving to be problematic. Why does the browser (Chrome) require the high end power-consumptive nvidia chip? Seems like this feature of the macbook is a waste if […]

Linksys WVC80N for remote monitoring

Installed a Linksys WVC80N for remote monitoring of a site. Mentioned this to a few folks and they seemed excited about, apparently this is a common need. The camera hardware itself was easy to set up and the hardware is […]

Canon EOS 5d Mark II tips from Rich

Rich has done a good job scrounging up info on this camera. Now that I have one, time to take advantage of. * Canon EOS 5d Mark II Tweaks | Tongfamily Website. Tips on noise reduction, resolution settings. * Using […]

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City of Saints and Madmen
Cowboy Angels
Deep State
Cleopatra: A Life
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A Journey: My Political Life
Misadventure
The Post-Birthday World
The Hunter
This Is Not a Game
Rules of Deception
Denial of Sunlight
Sixty-One Nails
The Glass Room


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