Photo of the Day, Photo Contest, Photography, Digital Photos Steve'sDigicams Photographer's Note loved the way the colors all fit together paul reinstein Photo Information Camera : Nikon D200 Location : United States Photographer : paul reinstein Previous Winners Holograms On iPad Demo'd On Video I’ve heard many people taking about technology as a whole and that it’s not advancing as fast as in recent years which will eventually lead to a stagnation. I don’t agree at all with this statement and I believe that the advancement in technology will blow the mind of those who disagree. Per example, take a look at a technology called Sixth Sense developed by a MIT research assistant called Pranav Mistry. During the TED conference a couple of years ago, Pranav demoed a portable projector which gives people the possibility to interact with objects and the information displayed by the objects. When Sixth Sense will be adopted at large scale will allow people to see the reviews of a book in real time then holding the book.
Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2016 April 15 Mercury and Crescent Moon Set Image Credit & Copyright: Miguel Claro (TWAN, Dark Sky Alqueva)
Astronomy Photographer of the Year : Exhibitions : Visit Take home the best of Astronomy Photographer of the Year The Royal Observatory has partnered with Collins to produce a beautiful hardback book featuring all the winning and shortlisted images from the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Order yours now from our shop. Royal Museums Greenwich Members receive 10% off items in all our shops. We also have a selection of specially commissioned merchandise featuring some of the winning images. Astronomy Photographer of the Year app
Childhood Stress Leaves Genetic Scars Traumatic experiences in early life can leave emotional scars. But a new study suggests that violence in childhood may leave a genetic mark as well. Researchers have found that children who are physically abused and bullied tend to have shorter telomeres—structures at the tips of chromosomes whose shrinkage has been linked to aging and disease. Telomeres prevent DNA strands from unravelling, much like the plastic aglets on a shoelace.
Photo of the Day We all know that San Francisco is going through aches and (growing?)/ shrinking artist pains these days as San Francisco property values sky rocket due to the tech infestation going on around the entire Bay Area. Maybe you work in tech and love it, but since this is an art website, we're interested to how this is affecting artists trying to make ends meet. Nanotech breakthrough: get ready for graphene The exciting one-atom thick super material can now be produced in ample quantities and high quality. Rapid improvements in nanotechnology are now expected. Technology improvements are about to get dramatically ultra-fast. Exciting sustaining and disruptive innovations are on the way for just about every digital appliance, from touchscreen tablet computing to solar cells, according to a Science Daily report.
Botany Photo of the Day Taisha wrote today's entry. We were both challenged to find the bona fide botanical name for this taxon, and had to give up (no results in the USPTO database, for one), so we left it as a black-fruited selection (read more below). Taisha writes: The past two days in Vancouver have been quite warm and enjoyably sunny--prompting many to get out into the garden. Some have begun planting seeds indoors or in greenhouses, and it won't be long until we can directly seed outdoors. Today, we have a photo of some caryopses of Zea mays.
11 Essential Tips for Shooting a Night Landscape Generally speaking, after the sun goes down, most photographers pack up their gear and head inside. After all, the good light has passed and it’s time to relax after a long day. Admittedly, I’ve been guilty of doing this very thing on many occasions, as the lure of the comfortable couch or easy chair is quite enticing as the daylight fades away. However, with the setting of the sun and the onset of night comes a great opportunity to try some different photographic techniques and to see and make images of our surroundings in a different ‘light’. These 11 tips, given in no particular order, will help you on your way to making some stunning night landscape images.
Sun Shadow Applet More details: "Azimuth and Elevation Diagrams" Sun Azimuth at Rise and Set How to get this applet The length and the direction of the shadow depend on the elevation (altitude) and azimuth angle of the sun: In nautics, the azimuth is measured eastwards from the North point, in astronomy westwards from the South point. National Geographic Photo of the Day February 12, 2012 Photograph by Avinash Upadhyay, My Shot This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures We saw a lot of cattle egrets in a dried paddy field in the afternoon. The light was profuse, and even as I concentrated on the nearest bird, it began to lift off. Although the image is bathed in light, I love it because that is what India is all about—a profusion of light.
Physical Reality of String Theory Demonstrated Posted on: Tuesday July 7, 2009. String theory has come under fire in recent years. Promises have been made that have not been lived up to. Leiden theoretical physicists have now for the first time used string theory to describe a physical phenomenon. Their discovery has been reported this week in 'Science'. Here’s why the Mars Curiosity camera is so outdated When we first saw pictures from NASA’s Curosity mission to Mars, many of us asked, “That’s it?” Yes, the images weren’t as detailed as we wanted, but they were from another planet, so we happily gobbled them up. But why does the Mars rover feature paltry 2-megapixel sensors on its main imaging cameras? The decision stems from planning of the rover’s systems back in 2004, Malin Space Science Systems project manager Mike Ravine told Digital Photography Review. The planning team selected the 2-megapixel sensor on Curiosity for several reasons. First, it had to produce a reasonable amount of data for transmission back to Earth via a UHF transmitter.
Jay Ouellet - astrophotographer Contact information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Locator Map Level of accuracy: Quebec City, Canada Biography Born in Quebec City, I got a 50mm refractor for Christmas at 10 years old.