WAR ON PHOTOGRAPHY UPDATE: California Man Jailed Four Days for Recording Cops. But wait, it gets worse:
The decline in print newspaper advertising to a 62-year low is amazing by itself, but the sharp decline in recent years is pretty stunning. This year’s ad revenues of $19 billion will be less than half of the $46 billion spent just five years ago in 2007, and a little more than one-third of the $56.5 billion spent in 2004.
Cash-strapped Eastman Kodak is looking to shutter their camera film, photo paper, photo kiosk, and commercial scanner divisions in order to raise additional funds, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Brehme, a German, arrived in Mexico in 1906, only to leave two years later for Germany, where he married. He returned in 1908 and within a few years had established a studio in Mexico City.Brehme considered photography an art — not a universally accepted notion at the time. And he saw his work in Mexico as celebrating that nation’s “natural beauty, its indigenous heritage, and its pyramids and archaeological artifacts,” Frost writes.
Most cameras have a range of remote control capabilities that we don’t even realize exist. If you’ve ever wanted to take a nice self-portrait, dive into time-lapse photography, or just get a different perspective on your images, you can do all of it with a variety of wired and wireless options. Here’s how you can control your camera remotely to expand your photographic tool set without spending a bunch of money on accessories you don’t need.
I’ll come right out and say it: I’m not a big fan of Instagram. And no, it’s not because iOS users have had their underpants in a wad over the Android release, but because for me, it really doesn’t live up to the hype. Here’s why, and more importantly, here are some just-as-good alternatives for Android users and some for iOS users too! who want to take and share photos with or without those filters that make a 5-megapixel cell phone camera look like a 70s Polaroid.
Beyond the log-in screen of Ramona Fricosu’s laptop computer lies what federal prosecutors say could be the key evidence in the bank-fraud case against her.
There’s only one problem: Prosecutors don’t know her password.
Two bills now pending in Congress—the PROTECT IP Act of 2011 Protect IP in the Senate and the Stop Online Piracy Act SOPA in the House—represent the latest legislative attempts to address a serious global problem: large-scale online copyright and trademark infringement. Although the bills differ in certain respects, they share an underlying approach and an enforcement philosophy that pose grave constitutional problems and that could have potentially disastrous consequences for the stability and security of the Internet’s addressing system, for the principle of interconnectivity that has helped drive the Internet’s extraordinary growth, and for free expression.
Now scientists at M.I.T.’s Media Lab are using an ultrafast imaging system to capture light itself as it passes through liquids and objects, in effect snapping a picture in less than two-trillionths of a second.
Check out these amazing before-and-after images. Hany Farid of Dartmouth has developed an algorithm that enables him to un-re-touch de-touch? photoshopped images to amazing effect