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Panoramic stitch from video

Stitch Panoramas Even From Video Files

OK, panorama stitching has been around for quite some time and there are excellent pieces of software out there. Do we need another one? The answer may be: "Yes, if you want to stitch from video." I stumbled upon this software from Microsoft; it is called Image Composite Editor, or ICE. I think they started with the acronym and then made up the full name since it is an awkward … [Read More...]

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Lightroom 6 Is Here

Adobe Lightroom 6 Is Out

The long-awaited update to Lightroom is finally here. Software updates create anticipation and excitement fueled by the new features added to the new release, and Lightroom has had its share of anticipation. There has been a lot of hype and … [Read More...]

Seeing Photographs

Ways of Seeing Photographs

Look at a photograph, any photograph; look very carefully for a few minutes. Now, put it away and tell a friend what you saw (or write a comment here). The moment you start speaking or writing you start translating the visual to verbal, or … [Read More...]

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Ceramica Botanica

Ceramica Botanica

Roger Williams Park Botanical Garden had a great exhibit, Ceramica Botanica, featuring ceramic art of various sizes from a gigantic Manscape to often difficult to locate gnomes in between plants. Jan and I visited the exhibit last Friday and … [Read More...]

Art Wolfe - The Art of the Image

Learning To See with Art Wolfe

Speaking of training your eye to see more and to see better, listen to Art Wolfe and find out how he finds the frames that he photographs. Having a background in art history certainly gives him a leg up, but with keen awareness, better visual … [Read More...]