Noah Stephens- When a light source is large relative to a subject, that light is considered “soft.” Soft light casts a shadow with a less defined, soft edge. Skin and other kinds of texture will be minimized. When a light source is small relative to a subject, that light is considered hard. Since the light comes from a smaller area relative to the subject, the shadow cast by hard light will have defined edges and the appearance of skin texture will be maximized.(...)
Jeanette D. Moses - Adobe’s annual creative conference, Adobe Max, is underway in Los Angeles and this morning Adobe announced a number of updates that are coming to its photo editing software. The big news of the day is that Photoshop is officially coming to iPad. (...)
Joy Celine Asto - Vi Vante has been pushing to be at the forefront of luxurious and functional leather camera bags, and their latest offering continues to be a testament to that. Dubbed “Pegasus,” this new leather camera bag features a unique, proprietary dual flap design that promises to protect your gear from inclement weather or any situation that requires an extra secure camera carry.(...)
Jack Alexander - MIT researchers have found a means of recovering "lost details" from images, and create clear versions of motion-blurred parts in videos. Some experts are suggesting the process could one day even convert X-rays into CT scans.(...)
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