Obstructions Vanish From Images Treated With New Software From MIT, Google

August 5th, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink

Removing the reflection is pretty cool, but when they remove the foreground and show just the background my brain melted a little bit. I felt like I was watching a poorly written movie where some detective says “hey, can you enhance that reflection” and a nerd says “sure” klickity clack boom “ENHANCED!”. At which point I would normally groan and call bullshit.

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Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

August 30th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

The Red Bull Illume Photo Contest has been a fantastic source for sports photography for the past couple years and 2013 is the best I’ve seen yet. There is no way I can pick a favorite so I’ll just a few here and insist that you check out the selection put together by the talented folks at The Atlantic’s In Focus photo blog.

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22º Solar Halos in Cuba

April 18th, 2013 § 2 comments § permalink

Screw you and your trip to Cuba James Duncan. Bastard.

We discussed the various permutations that would cause what we were seeing, but without easy access to the internet, we simply shrugged and made more photographs, as one does when in Cuba with a cold beverage and camera in hand.

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