If you’ve stumbled across this site by accident or because you are curious about how being color blind affects people, you might appreciate getting a sense of how the world appears to a color blind person. There are a number of sites out there that provide demonstrations of color blindness. [...]
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Last night I tried to chase down some lightning but didn’t have much luck at all. When the storm first rolled in most of the lightning seemed to be between clouds and even that wasn’t terribly frequent. I would have tried to shoot that but it was so light out that it really didn’t look like much when the clouds flashed. I still went out and found a relatively scenic area to try and compose some shots. [...]
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Pretend you’re at a busy subway or train station in a city you don’t know your way around. You’re supposed to pick out the trains you need and the stations to switch at to get somewhere. The lines are all color coded: red, blue, green, yellow, orange, etc. What do you do if the colors are muted or not particularly clear and you’re color blind? If you guessed stand there frustrated and confused, you guessed right! [...]
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In writing this I think I should first reference my post about the mid-range full format battle that is heating up. I’d usually ignore a speculative rumor like this instead preferring to comment on the interesting situation we’re in with regard to this market segment; but with the details about it available in possibly-real-looking gloss print here and here it seems perhaps Nikon is closer to announcing a new product than originally expected. [...]
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I’ve never used a zoom that covered the middle range of focal lengths very much. I have a 17-40 and the common 70-200 in my collection, but in between the two ranges the only lens I use is my trusty 50 1.4. I once felt I had no need for some boring mid-range zoom to cover the gap between those two lenses with some overlap, that it’s a pointless range to spend my money on for what I tend to shoot. [...]
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The hotly anticipated successor to Canon’s aging 5D is supposedly due any time now. Rumors have suggested it might appear in January, then February, then April and even June. Now everyone probably mostly expects to see something announced towards the end of the summer or during September to coincide with Photokina. [...]
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