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Photo Info

Dimensions1024 x 682
Original file size314 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken11-Feb-07 12:39
Date modified9-Feb-10 00:33
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 30D
Focal length135 mm
Max lens aperturef/2
Exposure1/500 at f/2
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1 EV
Exposure modeAuto bracket
ISO speedISO 400

These are photo-realistic portraits made out of 20,000 or more children's craft beads, also known as fuse beads or ironing beads. The mosaics combine my interests in photography and art and are a new way to look at digital images: what I do by hand over a period of several weeks, the computer does thousands of times a day without anyone noticing. These mosaics celebrate the lowly pixel!