Article recap: April 30th, 2011

It’s saturday, and it’s time for another roundup of interesting articles! (Btw, I think I’m going to make this a weekly recurring post, instead of writing about single articles every other day.)

Photography, reloaded — Beck & Burg’s animated photos
Photographer Jamie Beck and graphics artist Kevin Burg went one step further, and combined photography and motion picture. In order to tell a story beyond what is possible in a single picture, the artists created a new kind of animated photographs, compiled in a internet-ready GIF file. Pretty impressive stuff. Here’s their regularly updated tumblr.

Manufacturing the Voigtländer Nokton 25/0.95
This video shows how the already legendary Voigtländer Nokton 25/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds is being manufactured by Cosina in Japan. Very interesting!

Ongoing Fujifilm camera reviews
Two Fujifilm cameras are currently getting ongoing user-reviews. One is about the F550EXR, a compact superzoon featuring the latest-generation, backlit-CMOS EXR sensor. The other one concentrates on the new X100, a fixed-focal-length-lens large-sensor rangefinder-like retro-style digital camera for the professional as well as the serious amateur.
The Fujifilm F550EXR is reviewed by Kim Letkeman.
The Fujifilm X100 is reviewed by SoundImagePlus.

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