Archive for the ‘photography’ Category

Some time after I left Hong Kong last summer and arrived back in New York, I noticed something fishy about my photos. There was something wrong. I didn’t figure it out until I was recalibrating the white balance on my Nikon D40 DSLR (to recalibrate white balance, just take a picture of a white piece […]


[Note: This is a re-post from Ploked from 3/22/10] These days, everyone wants to be a photographer, because everyone CAN be a photographer. Digital cameras are insanely cheap and the optics that power them are getting better every year. Incredibly popular are digital single lense reflex cameras (DSLRs). Canon and Nikon, two well known camera […]


I haven’t even seen the Olympus Pen E-P2 on U.S. shores yet and the company is already teasing a Pen E-P3? Electronista


Pink Tentacle is running an article showing 3-D stereoviews from the late 19th – early 20th century in Japan during the Meiji period. A stereoview consists of a pair of nearly identical images that appear three-dimensional when viewed through a stereoscope, because each eye sees a slightly different image. This illusion of depth can also […]


On the Internet, there are no secrets, especially in the tech industry. Rumors leak out by the dozens and for the last few years, the insiders who leak documentation on gadgets are hitting the mark almost exactly. Today’s leak is the Olympus Pen (E-P2). The E-P2 is the second coming of the Pen (EP-P1) that […]