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Hdr. Microsoft Live Labs: Photosynth - Unsupported Browser. Guide to HDR photography. Schlieren Photography - Ian.Org. (Note: Click any image on this page for a larger view.)

Schlieren Photography - Ian.Org

I also have a Schlieren Tutorial page I have written up with tips and some explanations on how it all works. Visit Andrew Davidhazy's Schlieren Photography Principles and also Schlieren Optics from Harvard to see where I got most of my information. Both are good resources. The photos on this page are also on My Flickr Account. There are two main ways to set up a Schlieren system. I started out with a small 6" telescope mirror pictured above. How to make a fish eye lens for a Nikon D-90 Digital SLR for $16. I got the inspiration to do this Instructable while reading another Instructable that accomplished the same "fish-eye" effect using a PVC reduction pipe and an entry door viewer.

How to make a fish eye lens for a Nikon D-90 Digital SLR for $16

There was concern in the prior Instructable about around scratching the lens so I wanted to solve that problem in my easy to build fish eye lens as well as make a version which is easy to use, remove, etc. I decided to modify the design by using an existing camera attachment which would easily mount to the camera and comes with most Nikon lenses. The secret to my design is to use the lens shield as the attachment platform which allows the fish eye lens to be easily attached and removed from standard lenses while enabling a hands free experience.

Review of multi-flash imaging with the non-photorealistic camera. I recently visited Ramesh Raskar at the Mitsubishi Electrical Research (MERL) lab in Cambridge, MA to learn more about his multi-flash camera innovation that recently made an impressive appearance at the SIGGRAPH 2004.

Review of multi-flash imaging with the non-photorealistic camera

Raskar has been working on the multi-flash system for 3 years in collaboration with Karhan Tan, Amit Agrawal, and Rogerio Feris. If you grew up in the 80's, and watched early MTV, you might remember A-Ha's "take on me" line drawing animation video. Unfortunately, for the "take on me" video directors, Raskar's innovative technology was some twenty years away! Alpha Transparency in PNG-8 Images Without Using Fireworks. Web designers are starting to discover that 8-bit PNG files can be used to achieve semi-transparency (alpha transparency) that will gracefully degrade in IE6 and be much more compact than the same image saved as a PNG-24.

Alpha Transparency in PNG-8 Images Without Using Fireworks

Most of the posts around the web focus on using Adobe Fireworks to achieve semi-transparency, but what about the rest of us that don’t use Fireworks? Today, I’ll demonstrate an alternative technique to show you how to achieve alpha transparency in PNG-8 images without Adobe Fireworks. Why Use a PNG Instead of a GIF? Image Processing Library. MAKE: Blog: DIY: Camera stabilizer. MAKE: Blog: Kite aerial photography gift guide (KAP) This year we’re pleased to have the first ever Kite aerial photography gift guide (KAP) on the web by Charles Benton, author of “Kite Aerial Photography Puts Your Eye in the Sky” from MAKE volume 01.

MAKE: Blog: Kite aerial photography gift guide (KAP)

Charles Benton is an inveterate tinkerer from Berkeley, Calif., where he serves as a Professor of Architecture for the University of California, Berkeley. Benton’s research in Building Science often involves the design and construction of prototype devices. If you ever wanted to take photos from high in the sky, this is the guide for you! Brooks Leffler ( is cited several times as a source for good reason. He runs the only KAP-oriented gear shop in the country and offers a fine selection of components at very reasonable prices. The Aerial Eye CDPrice: $30 The Complete Aerial Eye CD contains all 18 issues of the quarterly journal published by the Kite Aerial Photography Committee of AKA between Fall 1994 and Summer 1999.

Online image / photo editor pixlr free - edit you images direct. Unwrap Mosaics, a Form of Video Editing. Online image editor pixlr. Evernote Corporation. Unshaking and refocusing your photos. Deconvolution is the general process that helps remove the effects of camera shake and blur.

Unshaking and refocusing your photos

If you want to understand the math behind the process, start with the articles referenced at Wikipedia and you can find as much detail as you want. In a nutshell, it involves taking the Fast Fourier Transform of the image (which makes it easier to see the tell-tale signs of blurring), smoothing out the artifacts, then transforming the image back into its original form. Disposable Flash that Syncs with any other Flash - Instructables. Turn a TI Graphing Calculator into an Intervalometer and Create. It's behind you: Great White stalks ocean canoeist. By This Is Money Updated: 14:56 GMT, 22 March 2006 DEAR Chancellor, I am the owner of a small business, making car air fresheners in Croydon.

It's behind you: Great White stalks ocean canoeist

We employ 23 people and I implore you not to add any further regulations to our wages bill in the forthcoming budget. Liquid Rescale GIMP plugin: Examples. A video of a simple rescaling example, made with the previous version 0.4 of the plugin: Simple examples Here you can find some simple examples of what can be obtained using the LqR plugin. Click on the pictures to see the full-size versions. Phatch - Photo Batch Processor. FotoFlexer - The world's most advanced online photo editor.

Scene Completion Using Millions of Photographs. People.

Scene Completion Using Millions of Photographs

Photo Resizer - Powerful Image Converter/Resizer. A better diy infrared filter - Take stunning digital IR pictures. 5 Techniques for Enhancing Contrast in Digital Photos. A Post By: Darren Rowse This post on enhancing contrast in digital photos was submitted by Leeroy Gribbon whose photoblog ( we recently featured here at DPS as Photoblog of the Week.

5 Techniques for Enhancing Contrast in Digital Photos

Oe magazine - photofakery. Free Online Photo Editors. Perhaps you’re on vacation and didn’t feel like lugging your laptop along with you.

Free Online Photo Editors

But of course you’re taking pictures. You can now clean up those photos and even do more advanced image editing from any internet café. A crop of web-based photo editing programs has sprouted up over the past year, mostly based on AJAX or Flash. The web applications we consider here range from simple photo toucher-uppers all the way up to Photoshop wannabes. But none of them can yet perform the truly advanced functions you’ll find in programs like Photoshop or Gimp.

FauxtoPicnikPicture2LifePixenateSnipshot In addition to letting you do things like resizing, rotating, and optimizing brightness, contrast, and colors, many of these will actually apply filters (blur, sharpen, etc.) and other weird fun effects, such as giving your image an old-fashioned border or making collages. We’d be remiss not to mention Adobe’s plans for an online version of the big daddy of image editing, Photoshop. Take Infrared Pictures With Your Digital Camera. GREYCstoration.