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A Brief History of Artificial Light

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, chemists Robert Bunsen and Henry Roscoe and showed that burning magnesium produces artificial light that’s similar to daylight. A man named Edward Sonstadt then brought the technology into the world of photography, and thus the idea for the photographic flash was born. The Atlantic made this 2-minute video […] petapixel.com

2018-5-27 19:01

I Transformed Fishing Rod Into A Light Brush

Fishing rod, some lighting wires from the china and 12V drill battery were used to create custom drawing tool in order to get ready for this experiment. The second goal was to create three dimensional abstract drawings in the space raising a question what is it? Is it a 30 seconds light sculpture documented in one frame, illusion of an object as it vanished as soon as it was created, or something else? You can see the results below. boredpanda.com

2018-5-3 16:10

Lytro is officially shutting down

Photo: Lytro Last week, industry sources told TechCrunch that Google would soon acquire light field camera maker Lytro for somewhere between $25 million and $40 million. And while Google's part in all this hasn't been confirmed, Lytro has now formally announced that it will be shutting down, and an anonymous source has shed more light on how Google is involved. dpreview.com

2018-3-28 23:00

Vintage Camera Review: Leica M4-P (Leica M Mount)

If you ever happen to stumble on a deal like I did with the Leica M4-P, then snag it as soon as you possibly can. In many ways, theLeica M4-P is one of the most perfect all analog cameras. While the Leica M6 goes a step further and incorporates the inclusion of a working light meter while allowing the camera to operate completely and totally mechanically at all shutter speeds, theLeica M4-P is essentially the Leica M6 without a light meter. thephoblographer.com

2018-3-27 07:00