Monthly Archives: June 2013

Just wandering through the vault…

George Eastman House may just have become the first museum to put their vault on Google Street View. Does their technology collection include any Leicas? Why, yes, it does: How about examples of historic film projectors? Check! Cluttered workspaces and … Continue reading

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Suns, suns, suns

David Horvitz, The Distance of a Day, 2013 I gave a talk and am publishing an essay on abundance in photography by way of suns by Gerhard Richter, Penelope Umbrico, and Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe (with the latter two … Continue reading

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We Love Photography

Too bad the grammar isn’t right on this but I do like the sentiment (and I wish I could remember where I saw this. It’s a poster for sale somewhere).

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A terabyte hard drive in 2 seconds…

I’ve been thinking again about the 50-gigapixel AWARE camera in development by a Duke University-led team (a UA researcher is also working on it). The camera uses 98 separate 14-megapixel microcameras and then the images are stitched together, in the … Continue reading

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Times Haiku

While we’re on the topic of haiku, the New York Times has a blog for “serendipitous poetry” found in the newspaper. “How does our algorithm work? It periodically checks the New York Times home page for newly published articles. Then … Continue reading

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Speaking of haiku…

Maybe this blog should be called Twitter for Photography. This article in the San Francisco Chronicle is about a recent study on how Twitter is like haiku. Twitter use skyrocketed in Japan when traditional media and communication failed after the … Continue reading

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