*updated 1/15/16* I apologize for the ghastly choice in theme colors, but I noticed that links were not showing up well in text due to free WordPress’s poor contrast text color choices, and this text palette for this free theme was the only one that showed hyperlinks. I guess that ya get what ya pay for. … More Temporary Theme Colors
In my previous post, I showed you an easy way to convert stereoscopic prints into an animated GIF for viewing on computers, tablets and smartphones. This time, I got the opportunity to convert old stereoscopic slides taken with a Kodak Stereo camera similar to this one. The photo below appears to be of Girl Scouts in … More Converting Stereoscopic Slides
Girl Scouts in a school parade in Mount Prospect, IL circa 1957. And here it is for Google Cardboard (click the photo to bring up the image in a new tab). For 6″ smartphones For smaller smartphones Also see this as an animated GIF or 3D anaglyph (requires 3D glasses).
It suddenly occurred to me that I have blogged about many of the Fuji X-T1 accessories that I have purchased, but I don’t have a page listing which are my favorite accessories. Here they are in no special order. Click names for reviews. MHG-XT Large hand grip (by Fuji) (review) This finally made the camera feel correct in my hands … More My Favorite Fuji X-T1 Accessories
I recently got to examine a knock off of the Peak Design Leash camera strap when I helped a friend Dremel the extra bit off to make the strap like a mini-Slide. The quality of the knock off was awful, and I took the opportunity to take pictures. The knock-off strap at the top has minimal … More Knock-off Peak Design Leash
I already wrote about how I use a tripod bracket or an ARCA plate to alleviate stress on my left arm while shooting on a monopod, but how about my right arm? (Warning: I do not have a solution to this problem yet.) Please keep in mind that this is an unusual shooting situation for most … More Shooting On a Monopod While Sitting
At a recent KC Symphony concert at our kid’s future high school, I got wonderful photos like this using the Electronic Shutter: This is how I shot it (at EV-1). ht stands for Highlight Tone. st stands for Shadow Tone. Here is the same shot with different shadow and highlight tone using in-camera post processing. … More Fuji X-T1 – In-Camera RAW Processing – Orchestra