Monthly Archives: May 2016
Why video compression fails on confettis

Excellent educational video describing the challenges caused by independent movements for video compression.  

This camera shows you a similar picture instead of the one you are taking

I love cameras that don’t give you a picture of what you are looking at but instead produce a derivative….

Project idea: Automatic composite portrait

There has got to be a fun computational way to do this automatically! Via Petapixel

Lytro Cinema Camera: guestimates of characteristics

The Lytro cinema camera appears to be closer to a real thing than I thought. The folks at no film…

Auto white balance for flash and LEDs

White balancing a flash or lighting to the color of ambient light makes a big difference and I have found…

Autofocus noise and microphone array

I’ve been frustrated by the heavy noise heard in videos captured with the new Sony 24-70 f/2.8 (I know, I should…