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[Project] Shared Source Collaboration #1.

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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

Camera tossing, one source, different people, different cameras...

This is a multi-photographer camera tossing collaboration.

The goals of this experiment are to stimulate collaboration, co-inspiration, and to see what results different people will get if they use the same source target. There will only be a difference in the type of camera and monitor each one will use and the settings of both.
What is Camera Tossing? (Are you new?)
Camera tossing means your camera is free in the air while taking the photo, not moved in your hand, attached to a strap, which you hold in your hand, or something else. If you are new or not sure what it is please read the tutorials which are listed below:

Instructions for Beginners
Mini-HowTo
HowTo

...and be careful while tossing your camera, you will do this on your own risk!
Rules / Instructions
Ok, let’s start the experiment...

1. Use only the image which is available for download below.

2. Display this image on your computer monitor in fullscreen mode.

3. Be sure that the room is almost dark. In an almost dark room you will get the best results.

4. Toss your camera in front of your monitor. Don’t forget to catch it ;-)

5. IMPORTANT Upload your images to your flickr account and tag them with the required tags and the required text/code to the description (see below).

6. IMPORTANT Modify your flickr licensing on the photo to Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons. This is absolutely required. (See "Collaboration and Licensing" below).

7. Post your images (the flickr-small size) to this thread with a short description, what kind of monitor CRT or TFT, some special camera settings you have used, what post-processing...

8. Post-processing is allowed but only adjusting colors, brightness, contrast or resize. Not allowed is editing the shape, means removing or adding something. The shape is made in camera not with Photoshop!

9. Most importantly, have fun with this experiment and camera tossing :-)
REQUIRED TAGS
cameratoss
cameratoss:category="group experiment"
cameratoss:collection="20080725"
REQUIRED DESCRIPTION CONTENT
Refer in your image description to the experiment thread with a link and a link to the source image. To do this copy the text and code between the asterisk’s and paste it to your image description:

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This photo was created as part of a multi-photographer <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/cameratoss/">Camera Toss Group</a> collaboration.

The <a href="http://www.cameratossing.de/theme1">pattern primitive image</a> used with permission and under the terms of the <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">Creative Commons; Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike 2.0 license</a>.

See <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/cameratoss/discuss/72157606366073734/">Shared Source Collaboration #1</a> and <a href="http://bit.ly/2bLitn">results</a>.<br />See also <a href="http://bit.ly/CiiYT">all results</a> of such themes.
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It will look like:
This photo was created as part of a multi-photographer Camera Toss Group collaboration.

The pattern primitive image used with permission and under the terms of the Creative Commons; Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike 2.0 license.

See Shared Source Collaboration #1 and results.
See also all results of such themes.

Source Image
Preview:




Download appropriately sized source image for your monitor resolution here:
http://www.cameratossing.de/theme1

Help displaying source image (full screen)?
If you have no image viewer which supports fullscreen mode you can use this one (it's freeware):

XnView http://www.filehippo.com/download_xnview/4103/
Note: We are not responsible for the software you can download on that page.

It's available in different languages and for different operating systems. After installation you have to go to the menue Tools - Options - View - Fullscreen and uncheck the box "show information". This removes the local file path information in fullscreen mode which is normally shown in the upper left corner. To view the image in fullscreen mode right click on the image and select "View in fullscreen".

Publication other than Flickr
Maybe your images will be posted on Ryan’s (clickykbd) blog (http://cameratoss.blogspot.com) or on Jen's (QuakkauQ) website (http://www.cameratossing.de) with an article about that experiment. If we post something we will do that with full attribution, means your image, your name / flickr name and a link to your flickr page.

If you DO NOT want your images published this way, you need only add an additional tag so that we can ignore them easily:

cameratoss:blog="no"

Collaboration and Licensing
Due to the collaborative/educational nature of this theme, the inherent building upon ideas of others (Camera Toss) and producing derivative works (Source Image), we have elected to license aspects of this collaboration using the Creative Commons.

The source image and this collaboration (including the text of this post) are lincensed under Creative Commons; Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike 2.0:





By participating you agree to honor the terms of this license, which includes applying the same license to your results. This is handled in the html/code description/attribution we provide, but we also ask that you change your flickr license selection to match.

Be careful using your images outside of flickr, as the attribution and licensing requirements also apply anywhere else you share/use/display your results.

To not comply with these licensing requirements of the collaboration, or to use the source image or your resulting photographs commercially, is to be in voiolation of the license and subject to action against the copyright infringement.

This is not meant to scare you. But we do take this matter seriously as there are cases in the past of graphic designers using camera toss images illegally.

If you have questions concerning licensing or using your image outside of sharing it on flickr, please inquire in this thread. We'll be glad to address questions/concerns.

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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Is the little CC license image supposed to show up in the description. I cut and pasted the required description language, and it's not there?

Also, we should reference what size image we want pasted into the discussion thread. I'd suggest medium, and that's how I'll start things off.
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Kinetic 1047
Samsung 204T monitor, "internet" setting (medium brightness)
ISO 80, bright daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing

Kinetic 1049
Samsung 204T monitor, "internet" setting (medium brightness)
ISO 80, bright daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

DSC00919

LG Flatron L1953TR monitor,ISO 400, Auto white balance, (see EXIF for other settings), post-processing adjusting colors and brightness, Camera Sony DSC-W80
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Notes:

1) Fixed a broken link in the html/code block (preview and escaped).

2) Fixed display of CC graphic.

3) Yes, I think the Flickr-Small size for posting in the thread.

If you have used the description code-block already please re-paste/update your images.

Let's get tossing! My first round with this subject will be this evening.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

FYI, the CC logo display was removed from the required description, because we forgot flickr doesn't allow images in that context.
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mick l says:

Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, other details in EXIF.
Untitled Toss  2008
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Kinetic 1051
Samsung 204T monitor, "movie" setting (full brightness)
ISO 100, bright daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing


Kinetic 1052
Samsung 204T monitor, "internet" setting (medium brightness)
ISO 200, bright daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Just a reminder for participants. Although you may choose to only share a handful in this thread, the tag, html/code description, and licensing requirements still apply to any you create from this source.

Please take care to apply those steps for each flickr upload derived from this source image. Thanks!
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mick l says:

Turtle Neck Toss 2008

Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, and color; other details see EXIF.
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mick l says:

Jumping Rope 2008
Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, and color; other details see EXIF.
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

DSC01205

LG Flatron L1953TR monitor (text setting),ISO 400, Auto white balance, (see EXIF for other settings), post-processing adjusting colors and brightness, Camera Sony DSC-W80
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jah~ says:

"What's on Dish?"

HP f2304 Widescreen monitor - increased contrast, Olympus (Shockproof) Sytlus 720 SW. Don't hate me cause my camera won't break if I drop it ;-)
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Beer30 says:

Cool. It's great to have jahdakine back and tossing again!
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jah~ says:

Thanks Steve, great to be back! That last one seems to be a tribute to QuakkauQ. A great idea this...
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lehmio says:

camera_toss_group_experiment01

acer notebook with not too good display, brightness turned almost to max. tossed with cameraphone k800i.
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

In a sense these are all tributes to QuakkauQ. Though several contributed to developing this idea, it was his to begin with...and an excellent one at that.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

I did a big session with this, posted a few already. Here's a smattering:

All of these are with my Canon SD1000. Still struggling with noise/focus issues, but not too shabby. Have the CHDK hacked firmware installed also which I was using to control ISO and exposure. It can't directly control aperature (at least not this build) but managed to get it locked into F2.8. ISO mostly at 400, exposures mostly between 1/10th and 1/4th. LCD is whatever this inspiron 600m has on it. Full brightness unless you see the striping, then it was at 80% brightness. I was using Tungsten w/b for all of these, my laptop doesn't do a very good "black" and using accurate color balances just means I end up with lots muddy gray all over the frame. yick.

fill (by clickykbd)

shared source project, theme #1 (by clickykbd)

shared source project, theme #1 (by clickykbd)

Then there was THIS ONE. Heh. Stare into the Camera Toss and the Camera Toss stares back!

the camera toss stares back (by clickykbd)

Also, all these were adjusted with "curves" to set a new black point, and also white point when it was appropriate. Then adjusted the levels midpoint to drop the background a bit more.
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Fluffz of tha Geenz :) [deleted] says:

Im not too pleased with the t, but its my second attempt at camera toss so what the heck :P

These are my favorites:
Camera toss attempt 2 (also shared source thingy)

Camera toss attempt 2 (also shared source thingy)

The rest were all tagged accordingly and can be fount here :)
xx
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

@Fluffz
Glad to have the newcomers trying it out!

Have you tried placing some pillows or other objects around to catch your phone? So you don't have to be afraid of dropping it? When you do that you'll find you can really give it a good spin (and worry less while doing so). That really seems to be the only thing lacking in your examples so far, that extra spin will really transform the geometry of the result. Timing the throw with phones can be tricky too, because many of them will "lag" quite a while before starting the picture taking.
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jah~ says:

Tossed at my 46" Visio flat screen monitor:

theme one revisited
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

White balance "under incandescent light or video lights"
DSC01291

White balance "Auto"
DSC01274

DSC01263

LG Flatron L1953TR monitor, ISO 400 (see EXIF for other settings), no post-processing, Camera Sony DSC-W80
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Fluffz of tha Geenz :) [deleted] says:

Ok, I took another shot at it earlier today (during the day - different lighting etc) and I got a pretty good spin on some of them. I stood on my desk and just dropped the phone and didn't bother catching it lmfao.

My favorite two are these:
Attempt 3...

Attempt 3...

You can so tell the difference in the lighting. Ill probably have another go at it soonish from a higher angle - maybe Ill try it again tomorrow evening when its not dark or light out... a bit of both.
Ill stop posting after this one until I get a favorite one but I'll still keep adding the tags if thats ok?
x
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rhoftonphoto says:

great work everyone, fantastic idea i hope to be able to partcipate but may have to miss this one as i have an entire arm in plaster... still gunna try to set something up so it lands safe.
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mick l says:

And Now For The Egg Toss.., 2008
Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, and color; other details see EXIF.
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mick l says:

Little Sprout 2008
Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, and color; other details see EXIF.
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nbicanic [deleted] says:

EyeToss

blackberry pearl, iMac 20"
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Fluffz of tha Geenz :)

Yeah sure. Any "attempt"...even if it's not a favorite... if it ends up on flickr, use the required tags/description for the collaboration. I look forward to seeing your next tries when the room is darker. :-)

nbicanic
Nice detail in the middle there... was it also relatively bright in the space where you were working? (Trying to identify all the lighter elements to the right/left).
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

Great to see some newcomers!
Cool results from all and thanks for participating in this first group project! I hope more will try this out.
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nbicanic [deleted] says:

Clickykbd: The lighter elements are actually the monitor boarder lol
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

@nbicanic - Ah, that means you weren't using a "full-screen" view for the toss effort, but that the software program border you were using to view the source image was still showing? If so, try to find a way to view the source image with no additional light elements showing...full-screen view only. Also, please add the required language in your image description, as described above in the rules/instructions.
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Fluffz of tha Geenz :) [deleted] says:

@mtnrockdhh I think thats what happened with him maybe?
But thanks for the feedback clicky :)
x
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nbicanic [deleted] says:

@ mtnrockdhh ah but it was full screen. when i say boarder i mean the aluminum casing the computer comes in.... no?
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Ah, so...you had some ambient light reflecting off of your monitor frame. I get it. Actually we're supposed to perform these tosses in absolute darkness...blindfolded.

Also, please remember to add the required language in the description box for your image.
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jah~ says:

Or maybe cloak the whole setup in a large beach towel - hypothetical significant other remark: "Honey, what are you doing in there?" ;-)

So illustrious moderators, what finality comes out of this and when is the next one? I can't wait! Is or will there be a thread for posting potential source patterns?
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nbicanic [deleted] says:

@ mtnrockdhh: the blackberry pearl (in a dark room with lights turned off and only monitor ambient) flashed its light prior to the picture being taken after i tossed.

as for the language, maybe i am missing something... read the rules and not sure what you mean.
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

@nbicanic - Looks like you found the language under the heading "Required Description Content" up above and applied it to your image. Thanks much.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

jahdakine
We are just getting started! We hope to do maybe one a month, really give everyone a chance to explore each one. Obviously you can get infinite variety out of something this simple, no need to rush.

As for a thread for "suggesting sources"... the moderators and a few senior members all have their heads together on this topic but down the road I could see perhaps taking public suggestions of patterns to use, perhaps even modify the html/code attribution to include special thanks to those that have created a theme. But for now, if you have ideas, just go for it on your own. Your images in the pool will be inspiration a plenty for the rest of the community.
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jah~ says:

Thanks clicky, I can be an impetuous lad ;-) Sounds like a plan.
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nbicanic [deleted] says:

@mtnrockdhh oh ok sorry i wasn't sure what you ment by "language" thanks though.
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Jonathan Vo says:

Camera Toss by Jonathan Vo

Sony DSC-T200. Sony VAIO 14" LCD Max Brightness.
Post Processing: Noise reduction and adjusted levels

Still working on it.... it's really hard to get LCD subjects in focus for me.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Nice ones Jonathan. Glad to see you join in after being so interested with the Teasers.
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

And...agree about the focus issue. I personally find the monitor subjects to be the least forgiving of toss targets focus-wise, likely owing to the shallow DOF that results from a wide open aperture and a very close subject coupled with tosses at this close distance not always being exactly the same distance from the source as where the focus was set. Anyone else have similar observations?
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Yeah. I also think many of the auto-focus mechanisms fail to lock in a good focus on subjects like this... I found I did better about mid way through my trials with this source if i'd turn the lights on between each re-focus and set the focus using the edge of the screen, rather than the back-lit subject.

If your camera has an AFL (auto focus lock) feature you can use this to your advantage to set the focus once and then attempt to do a whole series from about the same distance. There is still variation though once you get going, we aren't machines.

Would be great if there was some way to force the camera toss to always be in the same plane from the subject. Perhaps with an internally focusing/zoom model you could use some plexi-glass and have the toss proceed along it, always in contact. But then again, varying the distance (falling towards/away) is a great technique to try out too.

Precisely knowing your camera's minimum focus distance helps too, to get closer, experimentation with macro-focus modes might be required, but sometimes this has adverse effects on the ability to use a large aperture (as it seems to with mine).
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mick l says:

I've always assumed the focus issue was a limitation of the camera I'm using, compounded by the abuse it takes. (It's nearing the end of its lifecycle, it no longer allows a focus function before triggering the timer.)
I've had to delete hundreds of otherwise acceptable images, whether shooting the monitor, TV (also LCD), neon, or street type lighting. Looking for something with more manual control, particularly focus. (The wife would absolutely have a fit if she knew I was considering throwing the DSLR >:-p )
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

I've been using the 'focus-on-monitor elements" technique coupled with the auto-focus assist beam, and it works fairly well, even in the dark. Have done several using both macro-mode and normal mode as well, and there seems to be little difference in tolerance. Moving a bit further away, and zooming to a longer focal length somethimes helps, but the best is to be far enough away from the monitor to have a decent DOF, which I use when attempting the toss with lateral movement toward or away from the screen. The relative small size of the target, though makes keeping it in the frame on these horizontal motion shots tough. So I'm going to go about it in a different axis and see what happens.

I have noted that my A-series Canon, which has manual aperture and exposure control produces better focused images from the monitor (and during other odd-technique shoots) because I can force a smaller aperture to increase DOF, but then have to use a higher ISO to compensate, and thereby increase noise. And the lower resolution is a loss over the SD900, so I keep trying with the SD.

Wouldn't plexi-glass be 'cheating'? :-)

@ mick - could be your shutter release button has some dirt under it. I noticed mine do this, and blew some dry air under the edge of the button while moving it around, and it started working again...until I missed a catch that landed in wet, muddy grass...then I had to send it in for cleaning.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

*smacks himself*

Duh. I've had my AF-assist turned off ever since i bought this camera. I'll have to try that. I normally hate it because of the "i'm about to take your picture" aspect to it.

Also, some of you have watched these appear in my stream... but more on the theme, with a twist. ;-)

warp jump (by clickykbd) blip blip blip (by clickykbd)

uf-o-rbital (by clickykbd) superimposed trefoil (by clickykbd)
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Kinetic 1059
Samsung 204T monitor, "movie" setting (full brightness)
ISO 200, cloudy daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing, involved horizontal traverse of approximately 8 feet towards monitor during toss.


Kinetic 1056
Samsung 204T monitor, "Game" setting (medium brightness)
ISO 200, cloudy daylight white balance, (see EXIF for other settings)
Re-sized, no other post-processing

I believe that these monitor settings, besides changing brightness, may also change the refresh rate of the monitor, but need to review more detailed info about the monitor settings.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

The project has come off well so far I think. I know it's had some decent viewership outside the members of this group too... because at least a couple of us have had a theme photo climb into the ranks of Explore. And thanks to the description block, they know exactly what's going on and can follow the link trail back here to get the full scoop.

Anyone out there who has thought about trying it but is hesitant for any reason? We'd like to know! Maybe it's something in our language of the introduction post? Maybe it's just too darn long? We want to improve for the next Theme.
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rhoftonphoto says:

onehanded toss.jpg

the only half decent one handed toss i hope to have the plaster off tomorow, iso 100, macbook screen, increased brightness and resize only post processing
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Jonathan Vo says:

Camera Toss by Jonathan Vo

Sony DSC-T200. Sony VAIO 14" LCD Max Brightness.
Post Processing: Noise reduction and adjusted levels.
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spinphase says:

tossed

Dell Latitude d820 laptop screen, Canon Powershot SD450 in "night snapshot" mode. Adjusted brightness/contrast and cropped to remove a chunk of black space--is cropping acceptable, by the way? No part of the light-shape was removed, but the composition does from the original image produced by the toss.
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Jonathan Vo says:

.... and a third set of camera tosses ...

Camera Toss by Jonathan Vo

Blogged. (With all the attributions of course).
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Kinetic 1063
Samsung 204T monitor, "internet" setting (medium brightness)
All camera settings visible in EXIF data, incandescent white balance.

Kinetic 1060
Samsung 204T monitor, "internet" setting (medium brightness)
All camera settings visible in EXIF data, cloudy daylight white balance, incandescent light reflecting off wall behind monitor. Left the aperture too small.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

I think you omitted one important variation to the technical details. ;-)
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Jonathan Vo says:

I guess Ryan wasn't the only one to get a face...

Angry Camera Toss

He looks angry.

Sony DSC-T200. Sony VAIO 14" LCD Max Brightness.
Post Processing: Noise reduction and adjusted levels.
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

and perhaps like 'he' got hit in the head with a shovel there. :-)

@Ryan - Shhh!
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Note: I've talked to a few participating who have hesitated to post the results here. That is fine if you are a little shy... but still use the required tag and description so we can individually browse them via the result tag search.
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mick l says:

Untitled Toss 2008
Fujifilm Finepix Z10fd, Dell M781 LCD Monitor, adjusted contrast and brightness, noise reduction, and color; other details see EXIF.
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Right Brain | Chris Piazza says:

Tentative

Canon A590 - ISO 100, f2.6, 0.5 sec; HP Pavilion dv4000 laptop monitor...
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

I like the kind of mysterious mixture of elements in that one Right Brain. The 3 globules especially. hehe.
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Right Brain | Chris Piazza says:

Thanks clickybd... Yes, the "globules" added a certain element, now didn't they... ;-)
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unMuse [deleted] says:

i'm not sure what happened on my end. The lcd on my olympus p&s is fried (from taking pictures in the rain during a tropical storm) so all I know is the flash didn't fire.
olympus p&s, you're guess is as good as mine for settings, on a pavillion laptop.

camera toss group experiment

camera toss group experiment
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inF! says:

My first day of camera tossing (first of many!) has yielded:

Shared Source Toss 3
Canon Ixus 50, Sony SDM-S75D TFT, Lightroom: strong contrast, reduced vibrance but increased saturation.

Thanks for inventing & implementing such a great community project. =)
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Nice one inF!

I'm thinking it's about time for me to blog some of these results and clear the path for a SS #2. Anyone else feeling the itch to do another round?
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jah~ says:

LOL. Almost since the day after we started this one...
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Beer30 says:

Yeah, yeah, yeah!
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jefg99 says:

I'm still feeling an itch to do the first one. Lucky for me I've been medicating it. So much time, so little time. :-)
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mtnrockdhh is a group moderator mtnrockdhh says:

Just so everyone knows...I don't think the intent is to ever close these themes (as far as I can tell). So feel free to work on them and submit at your leisure.
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

What mtnrockdhh said. definitely. We may revisit them or bump them from time to time too.
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inF! says:

Let's get theme #2 underway then =)
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mick l says:

Me too, I'll 2nd that. #2 is due.
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

Thanks to all who have participated till now!

And to all the others who have not participated yet, why do you wait, download the source, take your camera, toss it, and don't forget to share it here with us :-)

and #2 is coming... we are working on it and do our best :)
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QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig is a group moderator QuakkauQ | Jens Ludwig says:

Some of the results of this project in a (very) short article here on my website:

www.cameratossing.de/38098/Camera-Toss-Group/Theme-1-resu...

If you don't want your image shown on my website let me know.
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The_real_twomartinis says:

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My first crack at this.
Nikon D40, Sigma 10-20 lens @ 17mm, ISO 200, 0.5sec @ f5.6, 2 sec timer

EDIT> I put the image on my Panasonic 42" flatscreen tv
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Nice. The note about the monitor source explains the "strobing" nature of this result. Also the SLR body tends to contribute to some very different aerial dynamics. :-)
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clickykbd is a group administrator clickykbd says:

Congrats everyone who participated. I posted a nice sampling of the outcome from this first collaboration to the blog finally.
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David Broering says:

I know this is older, but I just did some things with collaboration #2 and thought I would throw a few on #1 since I didnt get to participate when it originally debuted (a sheer lack of awareness on my part).

This is from Macbook Pro 15" ultrabright. I used a Pentax Optio A30 in "text" setting which allows me to invert the image on the camera. Post processing only involved cropping on the left side

Cameratoss IMGP2650 by David Broering

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ColorOfLight says:

44 months gone since the last post here. Way too long. I found this recently and was very excited to try it on my own. I got two old compact cameras via ebay to minimize the amount of money wasted, if they hit the ground.
This one was made with an EX-Z4, the image was displayed on a MBP 13" screen at full brightness, enabling me to use ISO 50 to minimize noise in the picture. The image is cropped (from 4:3 to 3:2), color and contrast were adjusted in Lightroom.

I like the flickering in the pictures shown above, maybe I will find an old monitor that flickers, too ;)

CameraToss by ColorOfLight

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