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Gillette, Ready For Your Close-up?

Like others who have written about razors, I come to the subject cynically, with pent-up feeling of having been ripped off or, at least confused, every time I shop for them. And like others, some quality time with the plaster pieces of disposable metal and congealed sludge bring on some feelings of respect for the corporations that make them. Taking high resolution photographs of these […]

Posted in DigiTiler, Large Format Digital
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Why Large Format Digital Photography?

Because large-format photography looks better than small-format photography.  It always has. Click here to zoom into image created with a DigiTiler and Sony A7R. Then why don’t more photographers use it?  For starters, you can’t throw this in your bag and shoot a wedding or corporate event: From the beginning, photography has been practiced at two extremes.  The first using large cameras producing rich images, but […]

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OpenSeadragon On Tumblr

The DigiTiler creates 300+ megapixel images (generally 20,000 x 15,000).  How can we explore such images when our browsers are designed to show images in 4K at best (4096×2160).  After some research I discovered OpenSeadragon.  It’s a Javascript library that creates a “viewer” for high-resolution images; that is, with it you can zoom in/out of any size image.  This should be useful for any large-format […]

Posted in Large Format Digital, Photo Software