Author: usinglight

  • On averaging(,) wool and the shadow test

    On averaging(,) wool and the shadow test

    Noise is your friend, noise is your enemy. Depends on who you are. For a photographer noise is mostly unwanted. So there are millions of options and tool, how to get rid of noise. The easiest one being reducing your ISO to 200 or lower. This might be OK if you have time and lots […]

  • Toscanauts


    I was working on a project and went through my links, when I found the link to the NASA 3D models again. When I was home, I powered on the good old Blender 3D and imported the MK3 spacesuit. You might wonder what a Toscanaut is: This is what you call users of Tricentis Tosca Testsuite. […]

  • Autumn colors at night

    Autumn colors at night, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I revisited the shadow of the lamp (which I did in monochrome a long time ago), but added color this time. 20 second f/5.0 ISO100 50mm

  • Riding the dragon

    When you are young you are riding the dragon, when you get older you are happy if you sit on them…, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. Ride the dragon while you can. There will be plenty of time to sit on the dragon. Carpe diem!

  • Energy


    To the extent possible under law, Stefan Steinbauer has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to Energy. This work is published from: Österreich.

  • Recreating a paper alphabet in blender

    Recreating a paper alphabet in blender

    When I saw Sabeena’s alphabet the first time, I instantly fell in love with the forms and colors. I was wondering if I could recreate the same feeling using Blender. I tried first using only things I can find in Blender and ended up with techno-tourette. So I decided to start up my old friend inkscape […]

  • Cloth simulation test

    Note to self: silk may be a little thinner and less shiny…

  • Spilled milk – This is what it looks like…

    Spilled milk – This is what it looks like…

    The saying goes that there is no use of crying over spilled milk. And unless you are a dairy farmer this actual affects everybody. Instead of crying over spilled milk it might be better to analyze the accident and take the necessary steps to keep it from repeating in the future. I did this one […]

  • The small lady

    The small lady, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. In a Museum in Wels I found this little lady. Wonderful artwork.

  • Uberfull Spoon

    uberfull spoon