AVCaptureSession + vImageBoxConvolve_ARGB8888 = FUN;

Hey kids, just a small update today. Here’s what I’ve been playing with: It’s an iPhone app for devices running iOS 5+ that takes video frames from the front camera and performs a vImageBoxConvolve twice to simulate a gaussian blur. It does this in realtime (well, ~15fps) and the slider sets the blur radius. The … Continue reading AVCaptureSession + vImageBoxConvolve_ARGB8888 = FUN;

How I fixed a headphone jack

Hey kids. Long story short, the tip of a headphone plug broke off in the headphone jack of my lover’s MacBook Air. It seemed like there were three ways to fix it: Pull broken piece from outside. Push broken piece from inside. Replace jack. Option 3 was a total nonstarter. Well, unless my repair attempts … Continue reading How I fixed a headphone jack

We’re still alive/random info…

I haven’t made a post in a couple of weeks. I’m still working on updates to Lens•Lab. I had a minor setback when my iPhone 4 died but got a new one thanks to Apple’s out-of-warranty service. w00t! What’s in my photography gear bag? I don’t know if you wondered, but here it is: Two … Continue reading We’re still alive/random info…