Create amazing explorable panoramas on the iPhone with Photosynth

I’ve just been playing with Photosynth for the iPhone. It allows you to take multiple pictures from different angles then stitch them together to make a 3D, explorable panoramic. So what’s so different about Photosynth? Well, you can also create ‘Synths’ which are 3D spaces made up of images from not only different angles but different locations. This means you can take a picture of a building from different sides and Photosynth will work its magic and make it into a 3D model which you can explore. ...

25 April, 2011

Atlantis silhouette during solar transit

This image shows the space shuttle Atlantis in silhouette during solar transit on Tuesday 12th May 2009. Pretty cool! Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault) Thierry made this image using a solar-filtered Takahashi 5-inch refracting telescope and a Canon 5D Mark II digital camera. Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault)

16 May, 2009
Hitachi DZ-HV565E

Hitachi DZ-HV565E High Definition (1080p) SD Video Camera

I’ve been looking through some of the little HD SD-based camcorders recently and I came across the Hitachi DZ-HV565E in Argos. However, this video camera seems to be a bit of a mystery online, there just isn’t much information about it, I couldn’t even find any test footage on YouTube. ...

1 February, 2009

Flickr Picks no1: Autumnal selection

Here’s my first “Flickr picks” picture selection. Every now and then I’m going to pick some photos from Flickr with a particular theme. I thought some nice autumnal pictures would be a good place to start as it’s one of my favourite seasons for taking pictures (winter being the other). The great thing about autumn is not only the colours from the leaves but also the moody weather - rain one minute, sun the next - it really creates a stunning atmosphere. ...

5 October, 2008