For a long time I have been interested in thinking about what would happen if cameras could do more than capturing a somewhat realistic representation of the incoming light through a lens. I have experimented with long exposures, slit-scans and other ways of interpreting the world. But what if we could express a photographic vision in an algorithm we could use when capturing images?Continue reading
I want to see how shapes appear in long exposures when they are lit by a computer controlled laser beam. Check Flickr for updates.
Last night, Robert Nyman hosted yet another successful Geekmeet in Stockholm. I got one of the lightning talk slots and decided to skip my planned presentation and instead show some of my experiments with slit-scan photography. The presentation slides (in swedish) are available (8 Mb PDF) here. Continue reading
We went to Goult in Provence on vacation in August and had a great time. While there, we met Bertil Hansson, artist and photographer. We got talking about digital cameras and how they take excellent pictures that can be viewed immediately. I have been sort of bored with taking pictures lately, but Bertil lent me his Holga for a week and I had a really great time with it! Continue reading
…soviet dissident Yuri Orlov is sentenced to 7 years hard labor for distributing counterrevolutionary material. Also, some distant, mostly unknown relatives of mine decided to go on the trans-siberian railway. I found the photo album while helping my mom move some stuff in her old basement. Most of the pictures were too blurry but some turned out OK. Continue reading