Have you ever seen a DSLR’s shutter mechanism in slow motion? The Slow Mo Guys have created a fantastic video showing us how it works!! The rolling shutter allows for very fast exposure times and can lead to some funky artifacts! Continue reading
SLR. Surely, you are familiar with those letters. But do you know what they stand for? Click through to find out and learn about the physics behind it. Optics is the reason you can look through your SLR viewfinder and see exactly what your photograph will look like.
Would you like to learn about the distortion process involved in creating a tiny planet? Are you interested in how I coded the distortion in Matlab? Click through to learn how the pixels in a tiny planet stretch and watch an animation.
If you drop two very different objects from the same height will they land at the same time? And if you repeat this in vacuum will the result be different? Click through to find out the answer with Newton’s laws of motion and universal gravitation!
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue, the sun is yellow and sunsets are red? This is due to Rayleigh scattering from the air molecules. They scatter more blue light than red so when looking at the sky it seems blue! Click through to learn more.
Would you like to learn the secret art of making tiny planets? They are magical and enchanting. Click through to find out how to create your own tiny planet in Photoshop in just 6 simple steps :) It’s easy peasy and very addictive hehe.
How can objects at different distances be in focus at the same time in your camera? Why does the lens aperture size determine the depth of field of your photograph? Does it depend on anything else? Click through to learn about the physics behind it.