Tag Archives: photography

The scientific tourist #366 — Corona

Some ages ago, I posted a photo showing a diagram of a Corona satellite — the world’s first photo-reconnaissance system. This time, you get some actual photos. Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the science of color film

If you’ve ever been just a bit curious as to how color film works, and the science behind it, Filmmaker IQ has the answer for you. And in their typically exhaustive way, they explain things from Isaac Newton to the current day — in a bit over 21 minutes… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — making a tintype

In case you don’t fully appreciate the ease that digital cameras bring to photography, here’s a demonstration of a 150-year-old photographic technology — tintype… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — how a charge-coupled device (CCD) in a digital camera works

If you ever wondered how the CCD inside your digital camera actually captures an image, Bill (“Engineer Guy”) Hammack explains it all…

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