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Video: Image Resolution and Pixels

Posted by: leelefever on July 9, 2013- 10:32am

Categories: Common Craft Video, Explanation, Images, photography, pixels, video

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I will bet you know people who need this video. It's designed to relate the basic ideas behind resolution and pixels in digital images.   This video follows the story of Neil, who learns why he can’t enlarge and print a photo that was taken with his phone.  Using an analogy of a blanket, the video illustrates what happens when a small image is enlarged and what’s needed for printing larger photos.  It teaches: The basics of pixels in digital images Why a digital image with a small number of... Continue Reading

Wonderful Quote and Photos on Explanation

Posted by: leelefever on June 18, 2013- 4:43pm

Categories: art, Art of Explanation, Explanation, photography, quote

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Matthew Monteith is a New York-based artist who had an idea for a photo series that captures people explaining artworks to others. Part of his motivation, according to this article on Flavorwire, was a fascination with explanation itself.  What follows is my new favorite quote on the subject, by Monteith: I am fascinated with the art of explanation, the moment when one individual, using their own knowledge of an object, both conceptual and historical takes on the task of animating that story... Continue Reading

10 Photos from Our Time in Japan

Posted by: leelefever on February 17, 2008- 4:00pm

Categories: offtopic, personal, photography, travel

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The delicious food, the amazingly nice people, the sites, the experience, Japan is one of our favorite places. Thankfully one of our friends moved there recently and has an extra bedroom (thanks Ken!).  Before the planning was done, 5 of us from Seattle decided to go. The photos below will give you a taste of our time there.I took 2,900 photos in the 15 days we were gone. You can see a set of 135 photos on Flickr. The photo below is one of my all time favorites.  We happened to be a Meiji... Continue Reading

Photo Products to Watch in 2008

Posted by: leelefever on January 7, 2008- 4:00pm

Categories: art, flickr, home, personal, photography, photosharing

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2008 is shaping up to be a interesting year to try out new things when it comes to digital photos. From photo transfer technology, to wall hanging, to photo sharing services, here are a few things I'll be using in 2008. Eye-FiI consider Eye-Fi a magical piece of photo technology. It makes it possible for me to upload photos to Flickr (or other services) and to my computer directly from my camera using my wi-fi network - no wires, no card readers.  Once it's installed, you just shoot a photo... Continue Reading