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James May Explains How Digital Cameras Work

In the video from the YouTube channel Head Squeeze, May explains all you need to know about digital imagery– from pixels, to CMOS and the wonderful world of demosaicing algorithms. Oh and Big Mouth Billy Bass. [Head Squeeze via Digg] Read More >>

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Stunning First Images From the World's Most Powerful Digital Camera

Sat on top of a mountain in Chile is the world's most powerful digital camera. Known as the Dark Energy Camera, it's recently been fired up to image the night sky, in an attempt to find the exotic stuff that gets all physicists excited. These are the first images it's produced. Read More >>

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Explaining What the Hell F-Stop Is, and How It Can Change Your Photography

F-stop is to photography beginners what inorganic chemistry is to an MFA graduate: some kind of black magic that only makes sense to experts. That said, I'm sure plenty of seasoned photographers use f-stop numbers without knowing what they really mean, too. But no more, because this video explains the concept in a way that makes complete sense. Read More >>

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