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Cameras and physics of light

This should be highschool level deduction. The basics In short: Assuming equivalent sensor technology where read noise or thermal noise doesn’t dominate: 1. Low light performance (low noise in low light photos) is dependent on absolute aperture size 2. Dynamic … Continue reading

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Oh boy, lenses and cameras

The previous post got old immediately. Sony released a couple of cameras (NEX-5N and NEX-3C) and lenses and Panasonic released a small lens and leaked two high grade ones. What beats me is how the Sony 16-55 mm F2.8 can … Continue reading

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Some Black Humor

http://www.astronautsuicides.com/

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Traveling, pictures

will be at splitwire.tumblr.com. Testing if it was less hassle than WordPress…

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Sharing photos

Is a chore. Also, you’re at the mercy of unreliable companies. Perhaps openphoto might be able to change it. (link found at hacker news) At work, I sometimes hear of the kind of funny approach from non-IT companies: they’re afraid … Continue reading

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Some photo

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Three kinds of hybrids

The next fifteen years. Pure Electric – will be marginal Battery energy density will probably be lousy and they will be expensive so that pure electric cars can’t fill that many needs in the next fifteen years. What kind of … Continue reading

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A few photos

Dunno if WordPress, does something evil when it’s “crunching”. Of course it generates thumbnails then.

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A big manufacturer is bringing out a 192 megapixel 35 mm full frame DSLR camera

Can’t disclose my source right now, but a big Japanese camera maker has been secretly working on this ever since the first small sensor interchangeable lens systems by its competitors Olympus, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony started getting some market share. … Continue reading

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Fukushima status on Wednesday March 16 and what it means

Here’s my estimate of the situation. I’m no nuclear engineer but I know something… We use data from JAIF: And an annotated picture of a GE boiling water reactor from UCS: Now, using the above: At least half of the … Continue reading

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