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Entries about film

Feb 8, 2007

Web 2.0 in just 5 minutes

Mention “Web 2.0” and you’ll probably hear a groan. People are just sick and tired of hearing it. Brian Clark of CopyBlogger has even made a New Year’s resolution to stop using the buzzword. So for the jaded and newbie alike, here’s a poetic and inspiring video on the history of Web 2.0: Web 2.0 […]

Aug 17, 2006

Schmooze with joy and wonder at the DWR Eames Film Festival

The misnomered furniture store, Design Within Reach, is hosting the Eames Film Festival at various retail locations nationwide. If you haven’t seen any of the films by the legendary design couple, Charles and Ray Eames, you must attend. Their most famous film, Powers of Ten, truly induces eyegasms. We missed the San Francisco showing, but […]

Aug 10, 2006

Fake the look of film grain on digital photos

Petteri Sulonen has a quick trick for faking the graininess of authentic high-speed film on sharp digital photos. Instead of Photoshop filters that look fake, Petteri uses a grain file he created by scanning a photo of a cloudless sky taken with a traditional camera and high-speed film. He then layers the grain file on […]