25 May, 2011 | Posted by: st

YE OLDE TYME 1850’S PHOTOGRAPHY -- Gigantic DIY Camera Shoots on 3-Foot-Wide Film Even with all the new high end DSLRs coming out today, film photography is still followed by a fervent group of enthusiasts. But for now, no camera--digital or otherwise--will rival Darren Samuelson's gigantic six-foot-long folding camera.SOURCE:Kevin Lee. Pcworld ; http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20110519/tc_pcworld/giganticdiycamerashootson3footwidefilm_1

FISHEYE LENS LANDSCAPES - D.H.: “Wide angle lenses are a staple of landscape photography. The wide angle zoom seems to be the modern standard in everyone's camera bag. In the strict landscape photography sense the idea of using a fisheye lens probably seems silly. The extreme distortion and huge angle of view can really seem like more of a gimmick than a serious tool.” SOURCE: Darren Huski .http://www.naturescapes.net/docs/index.php/category-photographic-technique/41-photographic-technique/457-darren-huski
PHOTO: Darren Huski

THAT’S NO PROOF! -- ElcomSoft: “The credibility of photographic evidence becomes vital in numerous situations for insurance companies and courts, as they may accept digital image as indisputable evidence if it can be proven genuine. However, the discovered vulnerability in Canon Original Data Security system proves that verification data can be forged and, thus, the whole verification system cannot be relied upon. “http://tinyurl.com/2ufm5va More info: SOURCE: Kevin Beaver; http://securityonwheels.blogspot.com/2010/12/canons-digital-camera-image-originality.html
NIKON: DITTO -- Russian encryption specialist ElcomSoft has also discovered flaws in Nikon's systems for ensuring that images have not been tampered with. SOURCE: John Leydon http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/04/28/nikon_image_faking_hack/


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