Category Archives: Large Format Digital

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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 […]

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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 […]

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4×5 Digital Back Part V – High Resolution Color

UPDATE 8/29/16: I see that OpenSeadragon is linking here.  LATEST Openseadragon images are here on Tumblr. (Thanks again Ian Gilman for making that possible!) For now, I’ve put aside my goal of high-speed image tiling for portraits.  Instead, I’m trying to get a reliable (manual shooting) work-flow for 4×5 imaging for landscapes or still-life photography.   The servos and gears I’ve acquired will have to wait. […]