The first thing you’d notice about the camera is how beautiful it Really is. It’s a work of art. And not only does it look good, but it feels good in the hand; it feels solid, yet fragile all at once. The exposure and shutter speed dials on the top of the body are firm; you won’t be accidentally changing settings. More importantly, they’re easy to reach without having to look at the camera, though of course it’s a matter of habit from one camera to another. Most of my shooting was done through the old firmware, and I only got to test out v2.0 of the firmware on the last day. That said, the autofocus, while “slow”, wasn’t really as terribly slow as people complain about. Again, it depends on what photography you’re doing. Most of my testing consisted of portraits or inanimate scenery. My primary camera is a Canon 5D MKII, so probably that’s why I don’t see the X-Pro1 as particularly slow in focusing. There were plenty of bells and whistles hidden in the menus. Panorama shots.
Some bits and pieces of colour options and picture options and dynamic range options and the sort. The panorama mode was decent, though quite frankly the Fujifilm X10 performed better here. Not that the resolution isn’t good; it was a matter of the X-Pro not keeping up with my motion. So I’d be panning and after doing a 180 and stopping I could still hear the camera snapping and trying to keep up on the LCD panel at the back. Anyway, there are plenty of settings to mull over, but shooting in a RAW file renders most of them pretty useless anyway. And what a RAW file it produces.
The Art of AngelsHuffington PostThere is a tendency to think of works of art as frozen in time, dropped like manna from heaven by some master artist.
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A work of art in a biblical and religious style of demonstrating an angel painted on with many theme arts with it. The one example, The Offering of Angels, has been famous for centuries with the one painting of The Madonna and the Child, The Holy Family with the Young Saint John and perhaps the most widely recognized painting in the Offering of Angels is Sandro Botticelli's Madonna and Child ("Madonna of the Loggia"). Some of the paintings has gone through many restoration caused by aging fabric, peeling paint work, travels, etc. The only parts of the painting that are definitely original are the red gown of the Virgin and the distant landscape. This painting has been highly prized throughout its history, yet has undergone continual upgrades and modifications.
75 Tools for Creative Thinking is a brand new card set that stimulates your creative thinking in various stages of any process or situation where new ideas are desired. It's interesting how they show the meaning behind every themes and logos they depict from the event of their daily life to world wide events. The stimilation offers some insight of the mind and the creativeness into the pictures they label as art.
Roger Dean's unique worlds have graced the covers of albums and video games, but now his paintings have finally found a new home — as part of a game itself. With the help of development studio Moshen, Dean recently launched the mobile game Dragon's Dream on iPhone and iPad, letting fans interact with his work in a new way. It's a light, casual experience that lets you explore two beautiful fantasy landscapes while also trying to rack up a high score.
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A logo is a symbol or emblem used by commercial enterprises, institutions, and organizations to promote public recognition. In simpler terms, a logo can be defined as the face or brand of a business. As every designer needs is their main purpose of designing a logo that would attract people in a modern attraction. But the things must also consider of "old" design of how they gotten so popular for years. For example, Kentucky Fried Chicken, "KFC", has chosen it to be a face figure, the founder of KFC and made it into headlines because of how the logo is shown with the face of the maker and the trust that the chicken you eat from KFC is the best of the world.
Like every designer needs to know is that, the logo can be a very sensitive piece of the puzzle that makes up what you want to display for the company you design for. The size, the colors that comes together, the brand presentation, etc. A lot of things on the logo needs to be relfected over so the people needs to be interested not only the product but also needs to know what product or company that supports electronics, food/beverage, etc.
Glimpse of your life in 2020 thanks to the Internet of ThingsComputerworld (blog)What if all objects were interconnected and started to sense their surroundings and communicate with each other?
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The art of demonstrating the daily life of a man who works everyday to get by in this world. I invision someone in NY of how they get by going to work from a busy day beforethey get themselves up and going with regular exercise and breakfest. Like in the movies like, iRobot, people gets to have a really easy life in the most busiest years in the future and by far the has to get by in their world the similar way from the past.
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