- Gradient-descent optimized recursive filters for deconvolution / deblurring September 5, 2022
- Progressive image stippling and greedy blue noise importance sampling August 31, 2022
- Removing blur from images – deconvolution and using optimized simple filters May 26, 2022
- Transforming “noise” and random variables through non-linearities March 16, 2022
- Fast, GPU friendly, antialiasing downsampling filter March 7, 2022
Category Archives: Travel / Photography
On leaving California and the Silicon Valley
Beginning of the year, my wife and I made a final call – to leave California, “as soon as possible”. To be fair, we talked about this for a long time; a few years, but without any concrete date or … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography 11 Comments
Localized tonemapping – is global exposure and global tonemapping operator enough for video games?
In this blog post, I wanted to address something that I was thinking about for many years – since starting working on rendering in video games and with HDR workflows and having experience with various photographic techniques. For the title … Continue reading
Posted in Code / Graphics, Travel / Photography Tagged exposure, film, God of War, graphics, graphics programming, photography, photos, postprocessing, tonemapping 19 Comments
White balance and physically based rendering pipelines. Part 2 – practical problems.
White balance and lighting conditions After this long introduction (be sure to check part one if you haven’t!), we can finally go to the problem that started whole idea for this post (as in my opinion it is unsolved problem – … Continue reading
Posted in Code / Graphics, Travel / Photography Tagged assassin's creed, color management, graphics, graphics programming, IBL, ideas, image based lighting, panoramas, PBR, photogrammetry, photography, physically-based shading, srgb, the witcher 2: assassins of kings, white balance, witcher 2 7 Comments
White balance and physically based rendering pipelines. Part 1 – introduction.
This is part one of the whole article. Part two is here. In this two posts (started as one, but I had to split it to make it more… digestible) I’m going to talk a bit about the white balance. First … Continue reading
Processing scanned/DSLR photos of film negatives in Lightroom
The topic I wanted to cover in this post is non-destructive workflow for “developing” photographed or scanned negatives – in this case B&W film. Why even bother about film? Because I still love analog photos as a hobby. 🙂 I wrote … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography Tagged 35mm, adobe, analog, film, graphics, Lightroom, medium format, photography, photoshop, scanning, Voigtlander 5 Comments
Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 M on Sony A7 Review
As I promised, my delayed review of Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 M used on Sony Alpha A7. First I’m going to explain some “mysterious” (lots of questions in the internet!) aspects of this lens. Why 40mm? So, first of all … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography Tagged 40mm, A7, Alpha 7, f/1.4, Lightroom, Nokton, optics, photography, photos, Sony, travel, Voigtlander 15 Comments
Sony A7 review
Introduction This is a new post for one of my favourite “off-topic” subjects – photography. I just recently (under 2 weeks ago) bought Sony A7 and wanted to share some my first impressions and write a mini review. Why did I … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography Tagged A7, Alpha 7, DSLR, Fuji, mirrorless, Nikon, photography, photos, review, Sony, travel, Voigtlander 2 Comments
Coming back to film photography
Yeah, finally I managed to go back to my past-time favourite hobby – film/analog photography that I started when I was 10 years old with following camera: Now I’m a bit older and my photo gear has changed as well … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography Tagged 645, B&W, black & white, film, fuji x100, mamiya, photography 1 Comment
My first visit to Cuba
Welcome My first post is going to be more of a post just for myself – my practice with the wordpress and its layouts. To be honest I never did have a blog of any kind (well, except for a … Continue reading
Posted in Travel / Photography Tagged assassin's creed, cuba, fuji x100, havana, photos, travel 1 Comment
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