– rants and facts – practical photography mostly



About tools and toys for photography

Nikon Nerd?



Photo -> Sketch or painting

Tripod, why?


Need that EXPENSIVE filter?



Emerging imaging technology – last 6 months of 2015 – Starvis, high ISO – Quantum sensor – 13MP, for phones, released in small quantities – 16 sensors in one camera – ultra high megapixels – 3D in yet another way – MIT, “modulo” type capture – Modular, open-source Focal Camera lets you design your own SLR – clever method to remove reflections and obstructions from photos – Sensor with built-in polarizing filter – ISO 4M – 120MP – “Post focus” – Dual sensor – a WIDE Macro lens (they usually are at least 70-80-90mm focal length)

“Protective filter” – does it work?

Building a camera, a project in the making

The Focal Camera is a project started to help people around me to create their own cameras and allow for a more playful way of designing cameras.

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