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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Real fakes – the tilt shift way

Photos processed by adding defocusing gradients, bumping up the intensity of the colors, and deepening the shadows.  The result makes them look like photographs of dioramas or models.  Usually.


Meadow near Jemez Springs, NM



It even works for pictures taken in virtual worlds, in this case a swamp I built in Second Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. Really.



A railroad bridge across the Fox River in Appleton, WI.



The dam next to our apartment building, also in Appleton.



Various shots of our apartment complex taken from the Oneida Skyline Bridge, in Appleton.




Monday, June 8, 2009

Ugh. Moving.

Well, we’re moving.  Only a couple of blocks, but as someone pointed out, it’s pretty much scale-invariant.  You still have to have the same lists, do the same packing, etc.  At least we’ll have a lot more space.