CAMARAS, PHOTOS: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

 

Leica 0-series no. 122

The Most Expensive Camera Ever

The 32nd WestLicht Camera Auction brought not one but two record winning results. With the new world record price of 2.4 million Euro (2 million hammer price plus premium) the Leica 0-series no. 122 is the World’s most expensive camera to date. Mar 12, 2018.

In today’s society taking pictures and making videos is more popular than ever, but while you using this devices: Do you ever think about where it came from or who invented, or maybe What was the first camera or photo ever? To know some of the background history about things in general help us appreciate more what we have and educate others.  

Above is the most expensive camera, and ah by the way 2.4 m euro in dollars is 2,685,828.00. That is a lot of money. Well let’s get stared.

WHO INVENTED THE FIRST CAMERA?

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

The world’s first photograph made in a camera was taken in 1826 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. The photograph was taken from the upstair’s windows of Niépce’s estate in the Burgundy region of France.

When was the first photo taken? And what was it of? What about the oldest photo known. Here is the list.

 

This is the oldest existing photograph in the world. Amazing, right? The creation of camera phones means we take photos every day, which makes it hard to realize just how rare photographs were until fairly recently.

The photo, taken by French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 or 1827, captures the view outside his window in Burgundy. He snapped the shot with a camera obscura by focusing it onto a pewter plate, with the whole process taking him about eight hours.

What are some of the other firsts in photography?

The first photograph to feature a person.
This image, taken by Louis Daguerre in 1838, features the first human beings ever captured on camera.

Due to the ten-minute exposure time nobody walking along the Boulevard du Temple in Paris could be captured, apart from two men in the bottom left corner. It is believed one is shining the shoes of the other – with both of them seemingly unaware they were becoming part of history.

The first ever selfie

In 1839 American photographer Robert Cornelius took the first ever portrait photograph of a person. He removed the lens cap, ran into the frame and stood still for ten minutes, before returning the cap to its position. While he simply wanted to capture the image of a human, Cornelius couldn’t have been aware that he was pioneering a technique that would be perfected by millennials 170 years later.

 

The first group selfie

OK guys, now let’s do a silly one’ (Picture: Byron Company/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images)

What Robert Cornelius started, this group took to the next level. By the time this photo was taken in 1920, cameras had almost become hand-held devices, allowing this crew to take the earliest known group selfie in the classic ‘arms outstretched, everyone look happy’ style.

The men featured in the image are (from left to right) Joseph Byron, Pirie MacDonald, Colonel Marceau, Pop Core and Ben Falk. Presumably they didn’t shout ‘OMG, get that up on Insta now!’ after they finished.

The most expensive photograph ever sold

Want to take a guess as to how much it went for? Well, Rhein II by German visual artist Andreas Gursky was sold at auction in 2011 for $4.3million. That’s £2.7million. For a photo. A photo of a landscape. £2.7million.

Personal Note: This is ridiculous pay this for a photo lol

WHAT ABOUT THE FIRST NUDE PHOTO EVER AND BY WHO? (BONUS)

 

In addition to Julien Vallou de Villeneuve, Jean Louis Marie Eugène Durieu (1800–1874) also photographed male and female nudes. Many of these studies were for his friend, the painter Eugene Delacroix.

It’s worth noting that Durieu’s and Villeneuve’s photographs and can  be considered nudes in the tradition of fine art. Other photographs from the 1850s also photographed women, though outside the fine-art tradition of the nude – and which were more erotic or pornographic in nature.

Another early French photographer of nudes is Felix Moulin (1802-1872). Moulin started photographing nudes in 1849.  He advertised his works as “académies” or fine art studies – though they were more erotic than the previously mentioned photographers.  Moulin got in trouble with the authorities in 1854 and was imprisoned for a month for obscenity (but then continued his business).

I will categorize this under technology because a Camera is consider a electronic device but in my next article I will talk about Nudity and show beautiful women with nudity but as a art form not porn> I want to promote beauty not vulgar> Continue reading “CAMARAS, PHOTOS: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?”

SOCIAL MEDIA “STUPIDITY”

ALERT: DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU CHAT WITH? DO YOU KNOW IF THE SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILE YOU USE IS LEGITIMATE? WHY PEOPLE MAKE THEMSELVES OTHERS? HOW TO IDENTIFY THEM AND AVOID FALLING IN THE TRAP? AND AS A PERSONAL COMMENT: DON’T LOOK FOOLISH.

 

Cinco alertas para identificar un perfil falso en internet

Did you know that more than 3.48 billion people and 366 million last year are using what is known in English as Social Media, with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter being the most prominent among others such as Snap Chat? And there is no doubt that the proper use of these means has good benefits, but like everything in life, as with cell phones and computers, there are many things that are NEGATIVE AND HARMFUL.

But specifically speaking of social media there are things that are happening that are ironic but could even be dangerous. And one of the things that I have noticed that a lot is happening is the theft of accounts, people posing as others, but the worst is still how people let themselves be deceived or do things that make no sense, and I will not talk about others issues such as children or youth in the dangers and risks that are exposed and how parents have neglected this issue but that is another issue.

Perfiles falsos en redes sociales, ¿cómo actuar?

How do you detect fake profiles?

They tend to focus on a specific topic, such as politics, religion, sport, etc. and do not comment on a friend, activity or content that can demonstrate minimal interaction.

Its content in terms of images is usually also striking. Sometimes they will use photos with attractive poses of the impersonated people that will serve as an attention hook.

They use unreliable personal data, incomplete or with copied descriptions.
He doesn’t usually have friends in common with you. Social networks base their relationships on previous knowledge that will unite you with people related to a series of data, which makes very strange friend requests based solely on your profile picture, without connections of any kind.

With the profile verification mechanisms provided by social networks, many impersonation problems are avoided because it is quickly identified when a profile is legitimate or not, checking whether the profile includes the badge (a blue tick). However, this badge is not provided to profiles that are not of public interest or brands. Therefore, detecting this other type of fake profile can be a bit more expensive.

What to do if a false profile is detected or that impersonates someone’s identity?

Normally, each platform or social network offers a mechanism to raise awareness of the same false profiles, both companies, and individuals.

For example, in the case of Twitter, it offers the possibility of reporting a problem related to brands and another for identity theft. In addition, if you consider that an account is not to your liking and you wish that it does not interact with you, you can block it in such a way that it will no longer be able to follow you, and you will not be able to follow that account.

Facebook also offers different options when reporting false profiles. Within the profile itself, by selecting the ellipsis, we can denounce or block the person himself.

Why do many or many put fake profiles?

A very interesting reason I could investigate is the fact that some have INSECURITY and more in the case of women want to be accepted by others they want to talk to certain people and feel that the only way is to use photos or profiles of attractive people.

Another reason and I think it is one of the most important and logical is to deceive people to get money. For example, there is this girl who shows them her photos that have Only fans which is a subscription page, and other cases offer by private message offers of photos and videos and collect money using existing photos.

In fact, some even subscribe and download everything they can then offer others. And the worst part of all this is that there are more MEN who make this happen to be the girls to steal money from people.

Another reason although it sounds strange is the ENVY, there is a Dominican girl named AIDELIS, who reports photos on Instagram only for “JODERLA” expression in Spanish that pretty much means “FUCK” the person and excuse my vocabulary but it is incredible people so stupid that exist.

For example, there is this girl who shows them her photos that have Only fans which is a subscription page, and other cases offer by private message offers of photos and videos and collect money using existing photos.

 

Now another thing that is often noticed not only in Fake Profiles but also when there are pages that are of many women on a GENERAL page, I explain that I put a vote myself as I have in my blog, Angie vs. Katya or maybe if I do a page of Colombian or Venezuelan women so that to put comments or messages asking for nude photos or shooting compliments when the girl is not going to find out and this part is the most ironic that I always find until I see it so silly of some due to ignorance in Things that are so obvious.

But that’s the least if you don’t lose money. But a sensitive issue is to steal profiles from others what are known as HACKS. It would be good to denounce this and contribute to these criminals not getting away with it.

How then can we realize a Legitimate or False Profile?
Very easy to see the sample images of Vanessa and Valery, you will realize that Valery, for example, has more than 35 profiles on Instagram only without counting on Facebook and Twitter and Vanessa has several and with different last names.

So there is the first point usually there are only one to two profiles some make a personal page and others call it Fans such as VALERYALTMARFANS.
Another observation is the photos when a profile is legitimate the photos are up to date and constant once you see the photo and you go to the false ones you will realize that they are not there yet and sometimes months go by and they don’t put them on.

Another thing is the BIOGRAPHY where they live or their subscription pages or where they live, age among others.

For example, Vanessa is from Venezuela and there is a page that says that she is from Colombia and another one that is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, the falsehood of these profiles is very obvious.

So let’s be wise and intelligent when using social media do not be fooled do not throw away your money do not be a victim of fraud and denounce these criminals and help others who have their pages and if they make money honestly because support them remember to get in the place these and think if it were you.

I invite you to comment and if you have doubts or questions with pleasure I will answer and what will not be investigated and so we all learn from each other and be more equipped to move forward.

DO YOU SMELL A SCAM?

How to avoid work scams from home Learn to identify work scams from home, even those that may not be so obvious


For many people who want a more flexible work schedule, finding good jobs online from home is the dream, right? Even if you can’t work by the pool with a daisy in your hand, working from home allows you to balance work and family, create your own office environment and achieve the kind of autonomy that can give you peace of mind. (Aka, no boss or co-workers breathing through your neck).

Also, it is not a bad trip! What I want to share with you is something that I see very well in particular in the Hispanic community and humble people, that some as in my case we are disabled or others retired and want to be productive, entertain but monetize that it is the final goal after all but there are also those who are under pressure to make money because what they earn is not enough for the support even at a personal and other family level.

And therein lies the danger because these INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT SCRUBLES AND RICH take advantage to rob them of living and that is precisely why you see that they are millionaires or rich and give themselves a good life by deceiving others.

Obviously I cannot cover all the details in this paper but I will give you the most important thing, and I urge you to do your own bone research, do not even trust what I say, never trust anything or anyone in the media but once you confirm what is said and the intention then if we can have a certain degree of confidence, Remember you do not know the person who writes as in my case, if my mother reads this then there obviously is no problem, but even a family member can identify if one is a scammer or is not. I speak with all my heart as we say in my Earth “A PANTS removed”.

Do you observe the image at the beginning of the article? What is the common denominator that you observed?

MAKE US RICH WITHOUT EFFORTS AND EASY.

Like a disease you have to know the symptoms and what medications would be appropriate to cure us but to avoid certain diseases we are told what to do or not do to avoid even the symptoms, because this is the case with this tumor of the SCAM in The Internet media, not only job offers but other supposed ways of having the opportunity to obtain general material gains.

Here is a list of examples of these: E-Commerce (With Electronic Commerce) E-mail from Nigeria (Letters from Nigeria by email) Cash Checking (Change Checks) Medical Billing Mystery Shopping Affiliate Marketing (* With exepcion of one of them) Copy and Paste And we can mention many more but only to give the idea and if you look at these not only give the impression that they are legitimate but they are things that in the past have been done, but the point is two things, the first is if what It is said it is still done and second if it is something that actually pays money or if you do work but for free.

Another important aspect is the fact that some offer things using the logo of legitimate companies such as Amazon, Ebay among others, that is why it is so difficult to know if something is legitimate or not. But I will be more specific point by point.

Let’s identify some symptoms or signs of the tumor Claim of Surprising Income Pay something upfront Contact Information without value A questionable URL Very few details They contact you out of nowhere It just feels incomplete Avoid scams work from home You surveys (There is a list of some that if they are legitimate).

These symptoms of the tumor are some of those that are explained by itself, but let me tell you for example what URL is, is basically the address of the website such as if you put www.observandoelmundo.com that would take me blog which is legitimate, but if one says www.observadoelmundo.blog or net probably nothing comes out but there is another angle to see this there is something called WOT and is called WEB OF TRUST which I recommend Google for this . See here the icon to know that I speak.


I recommend that you install this in your browser go to the Google Store and there you can download it, I tell you how this works, when you look for a site on your page or screen one of those colored circles will appear next to each site. if the color is green means that the reputation or the site is LEGITIMATE AND RELIABLE, yellow is like saying that there are doubts that must be investigated thoroughly, and red danger, but I will tell you one more that does not appear here and is a gray circle or without color, that means that there is no information about the site, so in that case you have to investigate much more thoroughly by seeing what others say or the address or URL as it is easy to get and even social media.

Sometimes there are people who make comments such as the REDDIT site, FACEBOOK, you can post questions to communities such as QUORA and others. I tell you this, a challenge that I have faced is that even the source of information to know if something is legitimate or not can also be fraudulent because they are people who work for these pirates and impersonate as an example there is something that Call SCAMADVICERS which is like WOT BUT YOU WILL SEE THAT THEY ARE THE SAME IN RED Bone is a very complicated thing this technological world that is very good but when used correctly. One of the easiest means of making some money or gift cards is a means of doing surveys, but there are some that are also fraudulent and make you answer as 3 minutes of questions and then say that you do not qualify.

This is very frustrating without a doubt, I have won with Survey Savvy about $ 300.00 in two years of course not daily, but it was fortunate that there were three surveys that each were worth 100 50 and a couple of 20 dollars but it was this last year I have not Not even a penny, these companies are very clever in what they do. That is why I have not said that they are scammers but they are not what they project.

Of course, the geographical area where you live in this matter of surveys greatly influences. In conclusion I tell you this with all my heart, if there are ways to make money but it involves that you have certain talents or that you have the ability to sell things or also a site or blog and have followers and do something with ads and that is another Very frustrating topic, and others have YouTube channels.

We know of many girls who, through being models or who are naked on subscription pages such as ONLYFANS, TIPSNAPS, PATREON, among others, and I mention that not because I am promoting it, but if these subscription pages are legitimate. I will be updating more information on specific sites and other information of interest.


I urge you to ask questions if you did not understand something or want information, or you can do your own research and if there is something that you can contribute or that what I have said is not correct because also because that way I learn from everyone and we complement each other in our knowledge, The point is that we can get something out of this that could mean that you make money or worse lose everything.

I have two blog pages in English and Spanish and I am not a pro I am a newbie and they are: www.observandoelmundo.com www.edmoralesworld.com Note: This here that is from wordpress.org is one of the things that this VIVALDI browser offers and can be used either its DOMAIN NAME or in case I use a sub-domain and it is free.

Success to all.

COMPUTER LAPTOPS

10 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHILE SHOPPING FOR COMPUTERS

IS THIS FAMILIAR TO YOU?

Dodge the biggest laptop-buying mistakes with these handy tips and tricks

Even if you’ve owned a few laptops and know what features you like, that doesn’t make you immune to some of the most common laptop buying problems. We can all be suckered in by a pretty screen or high-end features, even if we don’t really need them. That’s what this guide will help you avoid, and help you make sure that what you’re buying is what you need now and in the future, and not something that’s beyond your budget or necessities.

Here’s our list of the most common laptop buying mistakes, so you can leave all potential regrets at the door. If you’d rather have some help buying a desktop, these are our favorites for 2019. We’ve also put together a roundup of the best Black Friday laptop deals if you’re holding out for something more affordable.

Buying the cheapest available laptop

There are some great budget laptops out there, but just because they’re cheap doesn’t mean they’re going to do the job you want or have all the features you need.

Let’s say you’re deciding between a dual-core and quad-core processor. You want to run many applications at once, but you chose the dual-core processor because it’s a little less expensive. Now you have a system that’s not as powerful as your needs demand, and that problem will plague you until it’s time to buy again.

Rather than jumping for the lowest price, it’s best to find the laptop that will actually serve your needs and then cross-reference that with your budget.

Paying too much

What did I do??????????????????????????? I pay to much when this one is the same or better and cheaper!

Conversely, the best laptops in the world might tick every box, but if you pay for features or hardware you don’t need, you’re just wasting your money.

Chances are good that if a laptop strains your budget, it has something that you don’t need. A new MacBook Pro with top-specifications can cost up to $6,000 — but very few people need 4TB of storage space on their laptop. You can get yourself the same machine with the exact same specifications apart from less storage for half that price, and you can get plenty of cheap storage from an external drive.

Gaming laptops can be notoriously expensive too, but if you’re only playing indie games you don’t need all that hardware. Buy what you need, and try not to go overboard.

Buying a laptop “for today”

It’s an old bit of advice, but it still holds true. Unless you are obsessed with getting the latest tech, a new laptop should last a few years, and likely more if you want to save money on another purchase. Instead of buying a laptop exclusively for your needs right now, you should buy one for where you think you’ll be in a couple of years.

You might be tempted to opt for a base model for its low price tag, with something like 4GB of RAM and a 128GB solid-state drive. That’s going to limit its long-term appeal, though, because it will quickly run out of storage space and may not handle multiple applications well. Going for a step-up model with a bigger drive and more RAM is probably a good idea.

Ignoring ports and compatibility

Not all laptops include the ports you depend on. Many modern laptops, like our favorite Dell XPS 13, only have Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports. If you need USB-A or an SD card reader, make sure your chosen laptop has those specific ports before buying or budget for an adapter.

Opting for the highest available resolution

A device boasting a 4K display is certainly worth more than a cursory glance, but it’s not always the right choice as smaller screens don’t let you enjoy the full benefit of the higher resolution.

Worse still, 4K screens can have a big impact on your device’s battery life. Many 4K notebooks have lackluster endurance with higher resolution screens and really, you won’t see a lot of benefits. Unless you’re buying a super high-end gaming laptop or one with a huge screen, we’d recommend 1080p for savings on your wallet and battery life.

Not trying before buying

If you can, always give the laptop you’re considering a proper test drive before buying. Many everyday laptops are available for testing at big brick-and-mortar stores such as Apple, Best Buy, and the Microsoft Store, allowing you to fiddle with the touchpad, keyboard, software interface, and other components that substantially differ from model to model.

It’s easy to overlook the importance of features absent from the spec sheet, such as the touchpad’s responsiveness or the visibility of a glossy screen in daylight, and there’s just no substitution for getting a real hands-on feel of what it’s like to use.

Thinking size doesn’t matter

Size matters, especially when it comes to a laptop. Whereas a bigger display allows for a more expansive and often better viewing experience, it also cuts into the portability factor. A laptop’s size often determines the size of the keyboard and trackpad, meaning you’ll likely be cramped when opting for a laptop measuring less than 13 inches.

The best way to figure out what you need is to consider how you’ve used laptops in the past. A smaller ultra book may be a viable option for frequent travelers, but for those looking for a standard laptop, you’ll probably want to opt for one with a 13.3- or 14-inch screen. If you rarely leave your home with your system, consider a 15.6-inch model for maximum screen real estate.

Becoming obsessed with one specification

Tunnel vision is bad news when buying a laptop. While it’s fun to pit spec sheets against each other, avoid picking out one particular specification as your favorite and only looking at that factor. While you should have a baseline specification in mind — to make sure that you get the performance you need, don’t obsess over maximizing on any single specification.

It’s easy to be excited about paying a little extra for double the RAM, for example, but most people don’t need any more than 8GB unless you are using some serious software for work purposes.

Likewise, don’t become obsessed with battery life, resolution, processor speed. If you’re on a budget, and most people are, you’ll need to learn to balance a variety of hardware. Make sure the laptop you want has the features and hardware you need, anything else that comes in under budget is just a bonus.

Not buying enough power

Ultrabooks have risen to become one of the most popular types of laptops, and it can be very tempting to automatically assume they are the best choice for you. They’re lightweight, small enough to fit easily into a briefcase or backpack, and the prices of many models — especially Chromebooks — are some of the lowest around. What’s not to love?

While most people will find the performance to be more than enough, creatives and professionals might need workstation-class hardware to handle the intensive software needed for their job. In particular, you may need something with a powerful graphics card, while most 13-inch ultra books use an integrated one.

Assuming a 2-in-1 is the same as a laptop

Tablets, 2-in-1s, and laptops are distinct categories. They aren’t interchangeable. While you can perform many tasks with a tablet and keyboard that you can with a laptop, the similarities soon end. Tablets remain far more constricting when it comes to multitasking, fast web browsing, using complex apps, or running demanding software. Their keyboards can be overly cramped too.

Just because something has a screen and a keyboard doesn’t mean that it can do everything a laptop can. This is the opposite mistake of getting focused too much on one spec — if you ignore all the specs, you’ll start making assumptions about what the machine can do, and that’s dangerous territory.

The bottom line

Buying a laptop is complex, but if you do so with care, you should land yourself a great piece of kit. Our reviews here at Digital Trends are a good start, where we walk you through every feature of a notebook and how it performed in our hands-on testing, from display quality to performance. We take an in-depth look and evaluate every laptop we receive, including everything from the user interface and the display to performance and overall design.

Remember though, buying the right laptop for you means just that. Read everything you can about a prospective purchase, but when it comes time to break out your credit card, make the purchase that makes the most sense for you. And shop around for the best price too. You might be surprised what kind of deals you can find.We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.

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I want to give all the Credit for this article to Mr. Tyler Macoma and Digital Trends