DSLR Market Shares: Winners and losers

13 09 2009

 

Canon is hurtin, while Sony and Nikon are growing. Panasonic is showing considerable growth.

more of the story here <Photography Blog| Winners and Losers>

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Ares 1 Motor test, what 20,000,000 hp could do.

10 09 2009

well, the exhaust temperature gets to 2/3s of the surface of the sun, turns sand into glass instantly and steel not only melts but boils.

Catch the video of the Nasa Ares 1 Motor test on Youtube here, Flame of hell unleashed in Utah





Kim Phuc Phan Thai, the girl and the photo that ended the vietnam War.

10 09 2009

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This picture by Nick Ut(AP, for which he got the pulitzer price) arguably ended the vietnam war. With 65% burns the little girl running naked on the streets with napalm burns, is Kim Phuc Phan Thai, Living in Canada spoke about the whole ordeal – pretty heavy stuff, read it via yahoo below.

via

yahoo link





Sarychev Peak volcano eruption from space!

10 09 2009

Spectacular photo from the space station when the Sarychev Peak Volcano erupted.





Rice Renders Rainbow Rose Of Ring Roads

9 09 2009

pretty cool rendition of ring roads around the world, from Rice University.

Via

Rice Renders Rainbow Rose Of Ring Roads – Infrastructure – Jalopnik.





Birds on posts to Musical Notes

9 09 2009

For the rest of us, this would have been a boring picture, but 

Jarbas Agnellie writes

“Reading a newspaper, I saw a picture of birds on the electric wires. I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes (no Photoshop edit). I knew it wasn’t the most original idea in the universe. I was just curious to hear what melody the birds were creating.

I sent the music to the photographer, Paulo Pinto, who I Googled on the internet. He told his editor, who told a reporter and the story ended up as an interview in the very same newspaper.

Here I’ve posted a short video made with the photo, the music and the score (composed by the birds).

Music made with Logic.
Video made with After Effects.

The newspaper story about my work (O Estado de São Paulo): tinyurl.com/l4qdbg”

 





Beatles Fever, get your’s now.

9 09 2009

The Beatles Mono & Stereo Box Sets

    The Beatles albums are one of the most over produced and over re-mastered albums. If you have copies of their albums, chances are you are listening to a fourth or fifth time dubbed version of the master.  Here is a new rendition from their mono masters(Buy here). Probably the best way to hear Beatles and their instruments. Or get the Beatles Stereo Box that includes all 13 studio albums “remastered” for clarity(Buy Here).