Wednesday, January 14, 2009

New Official Portrait for Barack Obama

Why is Obama's new official portrait news worthy? It will be the first presidential portrait taken with a digital camera. Engadget.com has the specs below. Picture available at http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/new_official_portrait_released.


http://www.engadget.com
http://www.engadget.com/2009/01/14/president-obamas-official-portrait-the-first-ever-taken-with-a

"President Barack Obama's just-released official portrait -- the first of a U.S. president ever taken with a digital camera. That means we can peek at the EXIF data -- this fine specimen of portraiture was snapped with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II on January 13th, 2009 at 5:38 pm with no flash, using a 105mm lens stopped to f/10 at a 1/125 exposure, with an ISO of 100 by newly crowned official White House photographer Pete Souza. Nice work, Souza -- but we think it could use a few lens flares."

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