The First Plenoptic Camera on the Market. Apollo 11 Launch at 500 Frames per Second. Google Shows Off Chrome’s Speed at 2700 Frames per Second. Cupcakes Exploding on Faces at 700 Frames per Second. 52 Canon DSLR Cameras Used for Matrix-Style Surfing Shots. Sea and Star Sparkles Captured Together in a Long Exposure Photo.
This is an amazing 1.5 hour exposure taken at the Gippsland Lakes in Australia by Phil Hart, showing both star trails and the crazy blue light given off by a bioluminescent algae called Noctiluca scintillans, commonly known as the Sea Sparkle.
The algae glows blue whenever there’s movement in the water, which there is where the waves break onto the shore. Sea Sparkles is going under Northern Lights on my list of things I’d like to see with my own eyes someday. National Geographic Cameraman Films Being Swallowed by Giant Dust Storm. 13 Gigapixel Photo on a 22 Megapixel Interactive Display Wall. Students at the University of Tromso in Norway have created an interactive display wall using 28 separate projectors, which creates a 7168×3072, or 22 megapixel, display.
Interactive with the display simply involves placing your hands in front of it. Touching the display itself is not necessary, and multitouch is supported. What better way to demonstrate the capabilities of such a system than zooming through a gigapixel photograph? EyeSeeCam Tracks Your Gaze to Capture What You See. You’ve probably seen head-mounted cameras that capture point-of-view photos or videos before, but EyeSeeCam takes the POV concept to a new level.
It’s a unique gaze-driven camera that focuses on whatever your eyes are looking at, making it the first camera system that records what your eyes are actually looking at. Here’s a demonstration of what the setup currently looks like in action: