Archive for April 12th, 2005

Apr 12, 2005

PhotoImaging & Design Expo – Update

Press Release: April 12, 2005-SAN DIEGO by Andrew Darlow, Editorial Director, Digital Imaging Techniques

The PhotoImaging & Design Expo is coming to San Diego, CA, April 19-21, 2005. The conference features seminars, live photo shoots and hands-on workshops by over 75 photographers, consultants and other imaging professionals, including:

Jerry Avenaim, Cameron Davidson, Douglas Dubler, Robert Farber, George Fulton, Greg Gorman, Michael Grecco, Judy Herrmann, Douglas Kirkland, Kevin Kubota, Jay Maisel, Andy Marcus, Joe McNally, Moose Peterson, Denis Reggie, Jeff Sedlik, Mike Starke, Colin Smith, Beth Taubner, Von Thomas, Vincent Versace and Steven Wilkes.

Apr 12, 2005

PanoPreviewer simplifies panorama work in Photoshop

Source: MacWorld
Written By Peter Cohen

Pangea Software has released PanoPreviewer, a free Photoshop plug-in designed for photographers who work with 360-degree Virtual Reality (VR) panoramas. The software lets you preview “equirectangular” panorama images in Photoshop directly, rather than having to use an intermediary application, and it uses OpenGL for maximum performance.

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Apr 12, 2005

Frozen in Time (Scanning the Past)

Source: PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Reported by Terence Smith
Original air date: June 10th, 2004
Video available in Windows Media format.
Transcript Page

“With its imposing name and military-tight security, you might think that the Iron Mountain National Underground Storage Facility is one of those forbidding places where presidents and generals huddled during the Cold War.

But these days there is a much different sort of planning going on.

Here, in an old limestone mine some 200 feet beneath the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania, is the Corbis/Bettmann Film Preservation Facility. The goal here is not to destroy but to preserve, not to end time, but to stop it altogether.