Archive for date: December 3, 2005

metamerist: Computational Photography Link Roundup

December 3, 2005 | Computer Graphics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Metamerist has linked to me before, it seems only fair that I should return the favor, especially since he came up with this terrific Computational Photography Link Roundup. I’ve linked to some of the articles listed before, since I’m generally interested in the topic, but there are some new bits here too. Good stuff.

WorldNetDaily: California homicides dwarf Iraq deaths

December 3, 2005 | I Kid You Not | By: Mark VandeWettering

Sigh. Idiocy. WorldNetDaily reports that recently released crime statistics show the homicide rate in California is 265 percent higher than the death rate suffered by U.S. and British military personnel in Iraq. No, they don’t. There are probably between 200,000 and 225,000 troops deployed in Iraq. There are 36 million people in California. In 2004, […]

Depth of field using 35mm lenses

December 3, 2005 | Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

This is kind of a crazy Rube Goldberg project for budding videographers: a scheme for creating depth of field using 35mm lenses. Most digital video cameras have very limited depth of field because of their relatively small optics and imagers. So what’s a person to do? Well, basically create a telecine like setup that uses […]