Shoot first – Focus later

Scientist from Stanford University invents "Fourier Slice Photography" and "Light Field Photography". It gives the ability to focus an out-of-focus shot afterwards. Fourier Slice Photography – Summ-up Light Field Photography German Spiegel article

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Photoshop TV

From the people that brought you Photoshop Radio: NAPP marches straight into the future with Photoshop TV. Get all the latest Photoshop tips, tricks and news in convenient video format. Check out the inaugral video podcast featuring Scott Kelby, Dave Cross and Matt Kloskowski ("The Photoshop Guys") here. http://www.photoshopguys.com/

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Darklight Digital Festival Audio Stream

———————————————– Audio Stream of Symposium ———————————————– If you want to listen to the Darklight Symposium on the 28th you can get a stream by downloading Streamer P2P from and install it. http://www.streamerp2p.com/ Then search for the Darklight broadcast, right click and select ?listen?. Darklight  will be Blogging the event so if you want to post… Continue reading Darklight Digital Festival Audio Stream

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Funky eyes

There is no better place to see what you can do with a camera than in LOMOGRAPHY’s website http://www.lomography.com Although most of them are disposable-looking cameras, there are also some great optics and crazy ways of taking pictures: a 4 eyed camera? an 8 eyed camera? 120 degrees vision? Pinhole cameras? Seagulls? its all in… Continue reading Funky eyes

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Recommendation: UBU Website

www.ubu.com Explore the links and hosted projects. For example, there’s also a very good mp3 archive of some pretty obscure original recordings. Check out the curated project, 365 Days Project, using ‘found’ images and sound.

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DJ Spooky interview

Here’s one for lunchtime listening (about 20 mins): http://homepage.mac.com/tsup/artcast/ac-2005-08-26.mp3 It’s the last interview with DJ SPooky archived on thing.net … discussing big exhibtions, academic directions, a two-speed cultural economy… love them or loathe them, listen out for the issues raised and the language used and the comparisons made and the predictions mooted. It wraps up… Continue reading DJ Spooky interview

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Interesting Sites

1. See the website for ‘museum in progress’ at www.mip.at 2. Also, see the online version of the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist’s ‘Do It’ book at http://www.e-flux.com/projects/do_it/homepage/do_it_home.html 3. Finally, if you don’t already have it in your bookmarks, take some time to find your way around the various sites within www.thing.net

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