Category Archives: Technology

Camera Obscura Illustration - © John Neel
The Camera Store - © John Neel

The Camera Store – You might have called it the Camera Shop

    Believe it or not, there used to be in almost every town, small shops that specialized in selling cameras. Once, not so long ago, the camera store was…

Kodak - Working prototype of the worlds first digital camera
Ball - © John Neel

The World Has No FOCAL POINT – It simply exists.

  Photography as we are accustomed, does not represent the full factuality of the real world. This is in part due to optical restrictions of both the lens of a…

Morning Creek

The Painter and HDR

I have probably learned as much about photography through looking at paintings as I have learned from photography.

IR from Lytro - © John Neel

Lytro Infrared – Another Plus for Light Field – Cool!

  Back in the winter, I had been thinking it would be pretty cool if the Lytro camera could produce Infrared images that re-focused, or do any of the other…