They start off talking about bokeh and bokeh balls and Downton Abbey.
Ethan gives a short zine update and then Nick talks about Field of View vs. Perspective.
Narrow terms for optics:
Perspective: The geometry of point of view.
Field of view: With a normal lens, we see about 42mm is the same as our eyes.
Wide-angle lens distorts image: The distortion is an effect of our brains. We can’t normally see it that way so our brains have trouble figuring it out.
Barrel distortion and pincushion distortion are optical effects of lenses that can be corrected in lenses.
They then move into an open discussion about things to think about when building a large format camera. Advantages, disadvantages, concerns, etc. are covered.
The conversation about field of view is continued.
Depth of Field/Equivalent calculator https://www.pointsinfocus.com/tools/depth-of-field-and-equivalent-lens-calculator/
Ethan talks about a new project he has been working on, an 8X10 3D printed camera and why his head smells like soup.
They all talk about what they’ve been doing lately. Nick is thinning stuff out (no, not his hair, though that may also be the case); Graham went to a Viking and Mead Festival where he shot portraits of people in costumes, he’s working with developing more Holga Masks, including a panoramic insert and a 645; Ethan is working on a Day-Into-Night camera. It's also worth noting that Nick and Ethan appeared on the Sunny 16 Podcast talking about this day-into-night (or night-into-day) photographic challenge the Sunnies are foisting off on the rest of the film photography world (https://sunny16.podbean.com/e/ep-171-made-for-the-job/)
@kouichihirawa was mentioned as Nick’s shoutout.
Graham’s shoutout was to All Through A Lens Podcast (https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/)
Ethan shouted at Al Gore and the Internet. He lost the argument.
E47 Dave Walker and his Atomic Goodness
Release the Kraken
E46 Matt Bechberger
E45 - Thanks
E44 - Sandeha Lynch
E43 The Danger Boyz
E42 Jeff Perry
E41 Panoramic Business
E40 Brendan Barry
E39 Daniel Keating
E38 In Which The Afghan Box Camera Challenge is Extended
E36 Swinging and Shooting
E34 - Lucus Landers
E33 - Heather Oelklaus
E32 Crazy Ideas
E31 Afghan Box Camera
E29 The Homunculus
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