Archive for ‘February, 2008’

The best 5 minutes you’ll spend today…..

datePosted on 14:08, February 29th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Just watch this. I promise.

And my favourite Beer….

datePosted on 18:00, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Well generally I like any beer, even the bad ones :-), but Guinness is the nectar of gods (imho). So here is my homage to Guinness and a couple of other cans from my fridge.


datePosted on 17:41, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Here is my initial experiment with dark-field photography. Of course the first shot has to be my favorite all around drink….Coke.

A bit of Light-field photography…..

datePosted on 17:24, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

After coming across this post over at strobist and picking up a copy of “Light, Science and Magic”, I started to play around with some light-field concepts. Here are some of the results….


My attempt to copy master strobist…..

datePosted on 16:55, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Here is my attempt to copy an image I saw (liked) on the second shot is of my Canon 550EX.

Flickr here I come….

datePosted on 16:26, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Margins and Indents
Okay, so over the last few weeks I’ve set my CC card on fire and built a small photo studio at home. So from now on you’ll find out more about my other hobby on nerdlogger as well, Photography. Maybe I’ll register or something once I accumulate enough studio shots. As always my travel photography is hosted separately here as a result of their sheer size. Here is post #1 – A really old (and bloody heavy) IBM typewriter my folks have at home. It’s broken, but is kinda cool in a nostalgic way.

Free Power…..

datePosted on 15:55, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Okay so it’s not totally free. Follow this link to Richard Boxes website where he documents how he powered up 1301 florescent lamps without plugging them in. You see he used the electromagnetic field generated by the powerlines overhead to get the lamps to glow.

iCinema does 360 Degree cinema……

datePosted on 15:46, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

iCinema has teamed up with Projectiondesign to create the first AVIE (Advanced Visualization and Interaction Environment). AVIE is the first horizontal panoramic streoscopic projection environment. The system uses a cylindrical screen measuring 35 feet in diameter and 13 feet in height. Seven PC’s and twleve F1+ projectors complete the system. Infrared camera’s allow the audience to interact with the projection environment. More info here.

Adobe’s Sharp Shooter…..

datePosted on 15:32, February 27th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

No more blurry shots. That’s what Adobe wants you to drool over while they perfect their Light-Field Camera. Standard cameras allow light to travel through a single tunnel/lens and project it onto the film plane/capture device. Light-Field Cameras do the same, except they use 19 lenses to capture the scene and record it onto 19 shots that capture different focus distances. This frees the photographer to — in their digital darkroom — develop the picture and focus selectively using a “focus brush”, allowing them to bring details from both forground and background into focus. More detail here.

Take a virtual vacation….

datePosted on 16:11, February 25th, 2008 by Many Ayromlou

Head over to 360 Cities and take a virtual tour of almost anywhere in the world. This google mashup is very similar to twittervision/flickrvision and shows you 360 degree panoramas from around the world.