Digital cameras are hot and the latest cameras are amazing!! Personal computer magazines are starting to list digital camera articles, even magazines that in the past have completely neglected digital cameras are beginning to list digital camera items.
The internet boom is still continuing, but the digital camera hysteria is right on it's path. I buy and read a lot of Macintosh magazines every month ( rather saying that, I write articles and the software company publish them, so recently I haven't actually bought them myself) However whichever magazine you pick-up, there's sure to be some articles on digital cameras. When you read magazines or other serials, and weigh up the differences, they all seem to be applying themselves to get data and assessments of digital cameras. But the main focus is still on the computer hardware. And if you really scrutinize them, I don't think there's not much difference in content.
Everybody knows the fact that the Casio QV-10 started the Digital Camera boom, but why the QV-10 was the start of the popularization was not because of it's good operations or because of it's picture quality. I think it was because of the factor that the camera fitted into people's lifestlyle.
Digital Camera Life
I'm not too sure what exactly it is as I have never actually read a feature or article from start to finish. I would just like to suggest some things to readers that might come accross my article. I'd like to introduce 'The digital camera life'
There are many many magazines and feature books with piles and piles of information on the speck, picture quality etc, but what I think is important is the new released products and press releases. This is the information I want to know about.
However, because of the mystery of digital cameras, the era of only have items for the personal computer users and power users is over. Digital cameras now have citizenship, so I think there could be a publishing which gets right into software approaching it from a different angle. When picking out an article of 'digital camera life' it is unlimited in personal computer magazines. So perhaps picking out an article from a magazine that has absolutely nothing to do with personal computers would be more interesting??
It would be very interesting to see 'digital camera life' articles being introduced to women's magazines, magazines for the housewife and travel magazines. Macintosh users will know this I imagine, but Aski is publishing a monthly edition of 'Mac Power'
It's not that Dilbert is not catching up, but rather I really like the serial ' a place to study in one's head - a very special p book travel diary' (shuchuu no shosai choo toku no pb tabi nikki).
I have been reading this serial from chapter 1 and at the start I was really impressed. The Macintosh magazine started the serial by Mr Chotoku Tanaka. Naturally at that time we had various topics thrown at us... snaps using Ricoh DCI, sometimes M3, sometimes Camera, Mac, Next and other various ones. It wasn't because it was the Macintosh magazine or because it was on cameras, I think it was because it had interesting and stimulating articles that would appear from various channels, not only Mac power.
The reason it began to be a part of society was that the past and present internet boom is just as you know...I suppose it will be a nusiance for people that have used it for a long time, but we'll put this aside and i'd like to talk about why and how the general public has drifted into the world wide internet wave.
Young men and women, elderly people who have in the past had nothing to do with personal computer communications or networks are now suddenly setting up home pages and seem to be quite familiar with the whole scene. Digital cameras have got their citizenship and like them, people that have up to now been active in a different area are suddenly getting familiar with the web and there are many homepages that are being put in by people that in the past have had nothing to do with the network or personal computer communications.
Other people's opinions which are different from yours has always been interesting but because of the internet's popularity, the opportunities to encounter these people are increasing. At the start it is interesting and stimulating, not just for the fun, but it's important to put in the hard work and effort in order to keep and continue power in the various fields.
The past short term booms, when they entered a very stable period, the publisher's real ability was being questioned.
JPEG picture size and outline emphasis
I think there will be many people who read this that either make their own homepages or intend to do so in the future. When talking of photos that are being put into homepages, recently the huge percentage have the JPEG format, and the the truth is that the present condition of compressing photos using JPEG is the most suitable. For graphics and logos, the GIF is probably the best. But the extremely fine individual user's internet wires are demanding the reduction of even a small amount of data being transmitted. At present, as long as most of the contents are not too dense, the amount of references are sure to reduce for the homepages which take minutes on the road.
I'd like to talk about the relationship between the JPEG picture in the home pages and their outline emphasis. Probably theres people that are saying"we know this already" and stop reading, but....
Photograph 1 size: 15 kb Photograph 2 size :20 kb
These two photos above are both compressed with quality compressed JPEG film but, photo 1's file is 15 kb, photo 2 is 20 kb and the size really differs.
Photo 1 was taken by Digital Ricoh DS-1S and reduced, only trimmed.
Photo 2 is an emphasised outline of photo 1
In this way JPEG's rate of compression and the outline emphasis actually does not have a congenial relationship. Using the outline emphasis, the file size of the JPEG image gets larger. When the size of the image gets larger, so does the difference between both parties. I think this too, but as someone who loves photography I can't bear to think of a photo out of a scanner with dull edges. So, with the images that you think you might put in the homepage with JPEG, try not to emphasise the borders too much and you'll be able to achieve the images you hope for.
In this way JPEG's rate of compression and the outline emphasis actually does not have a congenial relationship. Using the outline emphasis, the file size of the JPEG image gets larger.
When the size of the image gets larger, so does the difference between both parties. I think this too, but as someone who loves photography I can't bear to think of a photo out of a scanner with dull edges. So, with the images that you think you might put in the homepage with JPEG, try not to emphasise the borders too much and you'll be able to achieve the images you hope for.
As a html description of the photos contained in the home page road time's experience, speed, elevation, and the size is stated plainly with an img tag.
In the description there is width 200 and height 150 etc. this is aimed at the beginner, by Designer Kawano Kazuko. Her page is full and detailed, so for anyone interested please look it up. Thank you very much for reading my article.
Readers that after reading my article that have thoughts, requests, problems, complaints, please bring them to the attention of Ken Aoki.
The internet publishing doesn't particularly have a theme, and receiving serials this is a first for us.
I seem to have made a half hearted attempt with the contents, however I've given it a go and the atmosphere really took hold of me.
From next time, with our fighting spirit up 120% we will send our information to you, looking forward to your support.
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As for past cameras, my main camera is my Leica M3 ( when I write this it's like I'm a kid with fresh spirit, however I took a fancy to it, so there was nothing I could do!
It's not that I go for brands, at this present time, I only have cameras that I particularly like. If you think of being able to use it for a lifetime, it's a cheap and wonderful product) and a Canon AE-1.
When I became the owner of the Ricoh DS-1S, I took all my everyday snap shots on this digital. I'm a macintosh user and have a deep attachment to Mac. I'm making comeback image named Photo Retouch Soft.
My car is a 90's Suzuki Jimuni
I like any alcohol, but recently I've been having chilled straight Absolut Vodka.
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