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Behind the scenes: Shooting a documentary atop a moving train

From 2015 to 2017, filmmaker Miguel de Olaso (AKA Macgregor) and his crew spend many months traveling back and forth on the famed Mauritanian Railwayone of the longest and heaviest trains in the world, the so-called 'Backbone of the Saharato document the grueling journey endured by merchants who regularly travel atop this train to transport goods to people living in remote Saharan towns. dpreview.com

2018-5-22 18:43

Researchers use AI to brighten ultra-low light images without adding noise

Researchers with the University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign and Intel have developed a deep neural network that brightens ultra-low light images without adding noise and other artifacts. The network was trained using 5,094 raw short-exposure low-light and long-exposure image pairsthe end result is a system that automatically brightens images at a much higher quality than traditional processing options. dpreview.com

2018-5-15 21:31

Sample gallery and impressions: the Panasonic ZS200 goes to Hogwarts

Ravenclaw and Gryffindor students heading to HogwartsISO 3200 | 1/250 sec | F3. 3 | 24mm When I travel with my kids, a few things differ from my child-free traveling experiences: I can expect to carry a lot of things that dont belong to me; Plans can and will change at the drop of a meltdown; I will see and do things that I might not normally choose; and My travel companions will have the attention span of a gnat combined with the impatience of a. dpreview.com

2018-4-26 16:56

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950s are often viewed as a golden era in U. S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial segregation and the looming Cold War. While most photos from the time are in black and white, color photography was still a relative novelty at the time and the film was quite expensive for regular people, the photos below are in glorious color. boredpanda.com

2018-4-14 12:56

A Message to Portrait Photographers

She came in for her senior session. Her hair was a mess of tangled waves, unruly and uncooperative. Her face was covered with freckles and dotted with acne. She wasnt model proportions and the clothing she wore required careful adjustment to keep it from bunching up in places. She was sweet and shy, a girl […] petapixel.com

2018-4-11 18:30