The potential for captions for this hilarious candid shot from ep_jhu is huge. The title chosen – “This camera is a terrible phone” – is excellent, as is the witty alternative title “Earshot.” If you have any other ideas, feel free to add them in the comments.
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Panoramic photographs: Ask most people how to make one, and they’ll say you splice several digital shots together in Photoshop, or, if your camera allows, use a built-in digital stitch and sweep the scene. But as with most things digital there was first an analog solution. Enter the swing-lens panoramic camera, a camera I’ve found to be an indispensable tool.
If a swing-lens camera has you scratching your head, you’re not alone. A more obscure camera, it was mainly used for landscapes and group portraits before the digital revolution came along and displays started needing higher resolution than a cropped 35mm frame. [Read more…]