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Bit Depth, Signal-to-Noise Ratios, and How It Relates to Exposure


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It seems a lot of people – even professional photographers – don’t have a good understanding of bit depth as it relates to developing an image for the web.  I got in the middle of a discussion today about the ability to bring up underexposed areas of an image, and in trying to explain it I couldn’t really find a comprehensive explanation that discusses all the elements that go through my head when I’m processing images, so I decided I’d try to make one.

I don’t consider myself an expert on digital imaging, but I believe to truly understand something you…

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But That’s Not Panoramic!


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I love creating panoramic images. In my first post, I mentioned how I’m not after images that look “real” because nobody sees the world through a static rectangle. Our eyes move back and forth all the time and our brain automatically stitches all those images together so that we get a better perception of the world in front of us. A panoramic image, then, can reasonably be considered one of the best ways to capture a scene if the objective is to show the viewer your perception of that scene.

But I don’t think panoramas have to always…

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Geek + Photography


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For the longest time I’ve wanted to start a blog, but I never really knew for what. My interests tend to change with the seasons, so I’ve always held back because I didn’t know what I really wanted to write about. Hell the face of this website has changed about 4 times over the last few years and nothing really ever came from it other than practicing how to manage a Wordpress site.

But over the last 2 years I have discovered that I need a place to write about the things I learn and to showcase my journey…

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