This is the second post on balancing real and fake detail in digital images. The series starts here. In the last post I looked at the amount of aliased and correctly reconstructed image detail in the case of a monochromatic sensor an ideal lens, in combination with some spherical aberration and defocusing. The calculations assumed… [Read More]
It seems to me the most important contribution of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony a7RIV over their immediate predecessors is reduced aliasing, rather than increased sharpness. The GFX 100 is not actually sharper than the GFX 50x cameras, if slanted-edge MTF50 is the sharpness criterion, but the images are dramatically more detailed and more… [Read More]
Someone with whom I’ve had an Internet-mediated relationship with for some time came by the Monterey Museum of Art to see the Chronography exhibition that’s currently up. I showed him around, and he later made a post containing the following on DPR: I don’t know about the rest of us here, but Jim’s technical prowess… [Read More]
Last night was the opening reception for my exhibition at the Monterey Museum of Art. Here are a few photos. The dark walls and tight spotlights make for good print viewing, but for challenging photography.
My exhibition at the Monterey Museum of Art opened on January 9. I dropped by today and took pictures. I’m very pleased. I think the dark walls work well. I think the curator was right in asking me to space out the work so that the labels… [Read More]