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50 Incredible Shots You May Not Have Seen Yet[Pix]

Hits: 6834 | Rating: (4.0) | Category: Misc. | Added by: gingernut333
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furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 864 Posts
Thursday, September 25, 2014 9:34:54 AM
Ollie, IMHO, is one of the most intelligent commenters here on IAB. I always look out for his avatar, to see what he has to say.
And I'm a Brit.

Sleepyhallow
Male, 50-59, Western US
 1851 Posts
Friday, August 01, 2014 2:07:24 AM
Go easy HiEv, Ollie is not very bright.
He's a conservative so don't confuse him with facts or math.

incubus_inc
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 962 Posts
Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:14:05 AM
Ok so the single picture one blew my freakin mind. The one with a million colors trips you out if you look at it long enough.

HiEv
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 598 Posts
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:45:42 AM
@OldOllie: It's the same image, it's just your browser scales it down, so some colors aren't displayed.

Also, your math is wrong. Each pixel in a full color BMP is 24-bits, which is 3 bytes, one byte for red, green, and blue each. So 1,000,000 pixels x 3 bytes = 3 MB (SI) or ~2.86 MB. I have no idea how you got "more than 2 GB" from that.

There is a way to get a JPEG to store the colors correctly, but you'd have to create the DCUs (the blocks that make up JPEG images) manually.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14520 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:32:21 PM
@HiEv I think maybe you got me on a technicality. My browser is set to a zoom factor of 100%, but the image only displays at 640 x 640. That is because the HTML code specifies width="640". So, THIS image does not contain 1 million colors However, if I right-click it, copy it, and paste it into Irfanview, it is indeed 1000 x 1000. I, too, doubt seriously, though, that it still has 1 million unique colors after going through jpeg compression. A bitmap this size would be more than 2 Gb.

HiEv
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 598 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:38:20 PM
@OldOllie: The image is 1000x1000, which is 1 million pixels in that image. You may be displaying the image smaller than that on the web page, however the original image likely does have 1 million different colors, assuming the JPEG was saved properly to preserve the chrominance and luminance data. (If it were saved as PNG instead of JPEG I'd be more confident that it really does have 1 million colors.)

That said, the human eye/brain is completely unable to discern the difference between many of those colors, especially the darker ones.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14520 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:37:42 PM
There cannot possibly be 1 million colors in that image. There are only ~2 million pixels in a 1920 x 1080 HD monitor, and that image is considerably less than half of the screen.

Still, cool stuff.

Kegomatix
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1316 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:58:50 PM
Very cool post.

Runemang
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 2657 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:32:48 PM
That really is a serious Fukang Meteorite.

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11341 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:41:47 PM
This IS IAB
awesome post of awesome
well done!

ieatbunnies
Male, 30-39, Western US
 917 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:54:14 PM
This is why I buy Patek Philippe watches. The craftsmanship is amazing.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 25857 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:39:13 PM
A bunch of new ones! Great stuff!

AnTi90d
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 122 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:20:37 PM
I need power strip liberators.

Oystah
Female, 40-49, Eastern US
 3900 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:55:23 AM
oooo! These are cool!

furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 864 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:45:43 AM
Wow....just WOW!

madduck
Female, 50-59, Europe
 5851 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:25:24 AM
All of them are brilliant- except the cabbage? I mean- please tell me people still buy and eat the stuff- its great all year round!!

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17245 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:18:29 AM
That's one big "F*kang Meteorite".

Torq
Male, 40-49, Western US
 363 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:28:41 AM
@Chaoskitty - wait, the way we are throwing junk up into orbit we will have an artificial "Ring" soon enough.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 12401 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:21:15 AM
Great post

Chaoskitty
Female, 18-29, Europe
 365 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:16:27 AM
I want earth rings

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5248 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:10:36 AM

An incredible variety of subjects here -- and a fantastic collection. Nice.

patchouly
Male, 40-49, Canada
 4606 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:07:37 AM
These are amazing! Fantastic submission, gingernut333!

LordJim
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4667 Posts
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01:50 AM
Nice collection.

gingernut333
Female, 18-29, Europe
 825 Posts
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:09:05 AM
Link: 50 Incredible Shots You May Not Have Seen Yet[Pix] [Rate Link] - Literally the only time I have ever been impressed.


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