We’ve had some spectacular clouds over the last two days. Here are some slit scans. The first three are infrared.
I have some succulents that my wife propagated from a cutting Don Worth gave to me. I interviewed Don for the CPA Newsletter, Focus, about ten years ago. You can find the interview here. The succulent was created by Don — it’s a hybrid of Echeveria Shaviana and Echeveria Subrigida, and it’s called Echeveria Afterglow. Slit scans… [Read More]
I posted earlier about my need to res down 60000 x 6000 images to 6000 x 6000. I was thinking about using Pixel Bender, but I came up with a workaround that does most of what I’d do in Pixel Bender, needs no programming, and works in all versions of Photoshop. They key idea is… [Read More]
Five years ago today, I posted some thoughts on creativity and constraints. You can read them here. Huntington Witherill wrote an eloquent dissent. It’s in a comment to the post. Ten days ago, Brooks Jensen posted a podcast, the teaser for which was: If creativity is a free-flowing, spontaneous activity, won’t a structure constrict the creative process?… [Read More]
When I’m editing the slit scan pictures, I often res down a 60,000 x 6000 pixel image to a 6000 x 6000 one, compressing the time axis. I’ve not found an appropriate resolution changing tool, nor have I found a good Photoshop filter to do the averaging of 10 or so pixels in only one… [Read More]