Monday, September 22, 2008
Leica Camera AG - S-System: "Leica has once again revolutionized the world of photography with a digital S-System that's perfect for professional use. The Leica S2, with its premium AF objectives including everything from ultra wide to super telephoto, is an absolute photographic highlight. The digital SLR camera has a special new sensor with 30 x 45 mm and 37.5 megapixels. The S2's metal body is appreciably smaller and easier to carry than similar models from other camera brands, and yet it's also nearly twice as fast thanks to ultra modern processor technology."
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The future of photography (part 2) - tech - 16 September 2008 - New Scientist Tech: "Although digital image manipulation – Photoshopping – can improve a person's appearance it takes time and skill. But software being developed at Tel Aviv University in Israel aims to automatically make photographed faces more attractive."
Quantum camera snaps objects it cannot 'see' - tech - 02 May 2008 - New Scientist Tech: "A normal digital camera can take snaps of objects not directly visible to its lens, US researchers have shown. The 'ghost imaging' technique could help satellites take snapshots through clouds or smoke."
The future of photography - tech - 16 September 2008 - New Scientist Tech: "Photography entered the digital age in the early 90s and the resulting wave of technical innovation has put cameras everywhere, from satellites to cellphones. But bigger changes in the technology are yet to come."
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Google Photos Blog: "We’ve been working on a new version of Picasa for a couple of years, and we think you're going to like the changes and improvements. Mike's post yesterday gave some background on Picasa 3's general focus on easier sharing and smarter integration with Picasa Web Albums. Today, I'll focus the spotlight on our powerful new creative tools, as well as some of the other refinements to be found in Picasa 3."