Capturing the Night in Digital Photos, Spectacularly


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/19/technology/personaltech/capturing-the-night-in-digital-photos-spectacularly.html?smid=tw-share&_r=3

By FARHAD MANJOOMARCH 18, 2015

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Capturing the Night in Digital Photos,

VINCENT LAFORET remembers the moment he realized that digital cameras had surpassed the human eye. It was late in 2009, and Mr. Laforet, a photographer who worked for The New York Times for many years, was shooting in Los Angeles with the EOS 1D Mark IV, a Canon camera that he had gotten as an early prototype.

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Capturing the Night in Digital Photos, Spectacularly – NYTimes.com

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Capturing the Night in Digital Photos, Spectacularly – NYTimes.com

“It was at night, and I remember pointing this camera into a dark bush. It was pitch black — my eyes saw just pure black,” he said. “But on the LCD screen of the camera, I saw green leaves and little red cherries.” The moment was a revelation, he said. “I was seeing stuff that I could not see with my eye, and I knew that we were entering a new age of photography.”

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-Capturing the Night in Digital Photos, Spectacularly – NYTimes.com

I used to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and just seeing these photos of old home, ……

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