Category Archives: Alternative

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Crazy Resolution – Fotodiox RhinoCam = Resolution for the Masses

    The RhinoCam When it comes to pixels, if you want to make big images, the more you have the better. As discussed in a few previous posts (see links below),…

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Dog _ © John Neel

Shoot from the HIP – Photographically Speaking

The method actually requires a lot of skill and a bit of luck! More importantly, it requires that you become well acquainted with your camera and your subjects.

Plate XVL - © Karl Burke - NYT Lens
Stereo Card - © John Neel

Shooting Stereo 3D Images with a Single Camera

To take the two pictures, it is important to have the camera at the same height and in a parallel position to the first shot rather than angled toward the subject.

Chair - © John Neel

Film is the other digital.

The scanner is a strange animal in any photographic arsenal. It is actually a camera. It just doesn’t seem to be because it doesn’t look like one. But if you take one apart, you will find that it has a lens and a sensor of sorts.

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’twas Hip to be Square

Professionals relied on the square to allow them to crop to the aspect best suited for layout in magazines and catalogs. It was an actual selling point for square format.

Deardorff - © John Neel

To Shoot Film Again – A passion that just won’t go away.

Digital photography allows many things that film can’t possibly do. It offers an amazing amount of flexibility and creative possibility. But it is not the same experience as film at all.

Cloud - © John Neel

Make Your Marks with Studio Artist

  Add some brushes to that digital photo! And maybe a bit of animation too! Digital imaging has come a long way in recent times and everyone is looking for…

Camera Obscura Illustration - © John Neel