Category Archives: photography

Intelligent Image Resizing

Few weeks back, I had written about Photoswapping images instead of Photoshopping them. Here’s another groundbreaking algorithm for “content aware image resizing”, thanks to Michael from Techcrunch: The research paper, as well as a downloadable video, by Dr. Ariel Shamir … Continue reading

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In a Galaxy, Far, Far, Away…

Here’s Indian President Kalam in a nice capture (photo credit BBC-AFP). I invite readers to name the caption for this photograph in the context of the current presidential polls. <Note: neither has this invitation expired, nor does this have any national limitations. Imagine your country’s president with this look on his face when he’s about to retire?>

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Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope

“To see the greatness of a mountain, one must keep one’s distance. To understand its form, one must move around it. To experience the moods, one must see it at sunrise and sunset, at noon and at midnight, in sun … Continue reading

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