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Photography DIY – How to Use the Light Meter!

The light meter has been one of the most overlooked user features on a digital or SLR camera.  One of our network bloggers Andrew Nealon has some great tips on how to make the best use of your light meter:

As you get ready to take a picture, take a reading on your light meter. Most meters run from -2 to +2, with each mark on the meter representing a “stop” or aperture increment. (Don’t worry about what the aperture is right now, we’ll learn about that later.) By adjusting the camera’s aperture and shutter speed — the thumb wheel on SLR

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Milkscanner – 3D scanning with LEGO and milk!

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Here’s milkscanner, a 3D scanner that gets each slice of the 3D scan with a spoon drop of milk!

Friedrich Kirschner’s Milkscanner is a clever method for scanning 3D objects using only a webcam, some milk, and a camera rig made out of LEGO.

The basic idea is this: you place an object in a container, incrementally fill the container with milk, and take a photo after each tiny fill increment. The Milkscanner software mattes out the white part of the

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