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  1. Not All Pixels Are Created Equal →

    Whenever I help friends and family buy a new camera, they almost always turn to pixels as the dominating trade point. The reality is, that’s probably not the most appropriate measure of “bestness” and here’s why: The metric most often used by camera manufacturers and marketers to tout their products has been pixel count. That’s…

  2. The Green Blob

    What the heck is going on here? I took a picture in burst mode (three consecutive pictures taken at 3fps). The first picture has some weird green blog in it (click on either image to embiggen):

    …and the very next shot, the green blob is g…

  3. Red Light Photos

    The concert at EDay’s provided some great lighting (I’ve been reading Strobist lately, a blog about off camera flash lighting), but I had some issues when the red lights came on. The red light tended to really wash out the image, almost light a bright white light. I did some research and I guess that…