Category Archives: Technical

PIL – People I Like – #4 – Food Microbiologist (MSc.) Mr. Alexandros Kanapitsas

Mr. Alexandros Kanapitsas has a passion and this is music; sometimes he is djing in some of hottest bars in Athens. I consider myself really lucky to have met him in one of them. Apart from that, he is a bright young scientist and his background in the field is quite impressive; some of his […]

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How to build a small business with the help of photography and science

One of my favourite photography techniques is called photoelasticity (foh-toh-i-la-stis-i-tee). [Definition: the phenomenon of double refraction of polarized light by a transparent substance  under elastic stress, used to measure strain inelastic, transparent materials.] It is a method used mostly to determine material durability, by big aircraft or car manufacturers for example. You can easily see the results of photoelasticity application and most importantly, take some very impressive shots.   This is the equipment you will need […]

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Luminous Wisdom – Love (#001) & Yes (#002)

I am going to start a new project, called “Luminous Wisdom”. It will contain images of old buildings in front of which some words are going to be visible, with the light painting technique. The idea came up when i realised that we Greeks are still lucky enough to have many great old buildings (even if some of […]

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Instathoughts

I find the Instagram app to be exceptionally useful for photographer. Some of the reasons are: It helps upload photos that are “looser” than the ones you would take with your big camera. It offers the flexibility to give a more complete view a theme you shoot (different angles, background, equipment etc.) It instantly informs […]

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Polaroid Wireless LCD Display Performance Battery Grip For Canon Eos 7D Review

It was at a recent photography trip, while making a time-lapse video, that I decided to try my new acquisition, the Polaroid Wireless LCD Display Performance Battery Grip, for the first time. My first impression as I opened the packaging was a rather good one. It is of good quality. The black plastic is nice […]

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