Archive for date: August 30, 2005

Goofing around with Digital Infrared

August 30, 2005 | My Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

I took one of the infrared photos that I took on my recent Sonoma trip and tried tweaking it a bit in gimp to make it appear more dramatic. Check out my photo gallery to see both my after and before pictures. Basically, I took the original and stretched the contrast, then applied some color […]

Impressive Satellite Pictures of Katrina

August 30, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

NASA has released a pretty amazing picture of Katrina as it approached landfall, with resolutions up to 6800×8000 pixels, and 250m per pixel. Click on the image to the right to be taken to the 2km per pixel version: the 250m version didn’t work in my browser.

Dave Slusher Hacks a $25 Digital Camera

August 30, 2005 | Hardware | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dave went out and bought himself a couple of those single use, $25 camcorders that CVS is selling these days, and hacked them to allow download of video. What is even better, he snapped video of the project and made it available for download. Caveat: it appears to be encoded in some kind of Quicktime […]