Shooting Challenge Sunset Gallery 3


Camera: 7d
Lens: Canon EF 70-200 f/4 @70mm
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/500, 1/2000, 1/8000 @ f/6.3
I took three exposures and combined them to on HDR shot using Photoshop CS5. I was practicing using my new lens and I wanted to try making an HDR image that looked realistic. The photo was taken at Tod's Point in Greenwich, CT.… » 8/03/10 1:59pm 8/03/10 1:59pm

Refraction Shooting Challenge Gallery 2


Camera: Cannon Rebel XTI
Lens: 18 - 55 mm
Settings: F5.6 ISO 800 (approximate, I had to keep changing the settings while trying to get this particular shot.. bubbles aren't very good still models. ;) )
I took my kids out and had them blow a bunch of bubbles so I could get the shot. I had given up and was sitting on a… » 7/27/10 1:59pm 7/27/10 1:59pm

Gadget Deals of the Day


What can make a Friday even sweeter—or more savory...er? Free bagels. So go get them on the cheap, but bring your own lox if you're not willing to spend anything at all.


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Gadget Deals of the Day


Batman! That's all I have to say. You'd better go get the previous Batman anthology for cheap in case you need to "refudiate" (Shhh, it's been coined now.) someone who thinks Christian Bale is the definitive portrayal of Mr. Wayne.


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Lenovo IdeaCentre K320 Core i3 Gaming Desktop for $499 plus free… » 7/21/10 3:00pm 7/21/10 3:00pm

How Inception’s Astonishing Visuals Came to Life

Paul Franklin specializes in turning the imaginary into reality. As the visual effects supervisor for Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and now Inception, Franklin is well-versed in helping directors like Christopher Nolan populate their cinematic worlds with larger-than-life computer-generated images. » 7/21/10 11:20am 7/21/10 11:20am