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US-7,880,926 Imaging apparatus performing flash photography for persons
The present invention provides an imaging apparatus comprising: an image pickup device which acquires the image of an object; an illuminating device which emits...
US-7,876,376 Image pickup apparatus having iris member and filter units
An image pickup apparatus capable of preventing a decline of resolution of a still image while keeping a dynamic range of exposure control. The image pickup...
US-7,876,334 Photography with embedded graphical objects
A digital photography system and a method of its use. The system includes a digital camera having a mechanism for selecting a graphical object, a mechanism for...
US-7,873,271 Photography apparatus and photography method
Two photography operations are performed without emitting flash during a second photography operation, to obtain image signals P1 and P2. A flash influence...
US-7,871,205 Base for underwater camera
A base, securely attachable to any type of watertight housing for an underwater camera without causing rotational displacement during its use for underwater...
US-7,854,798 Ink set, image forming method, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, and recording unit
An object of the present invention is to provide an ink set which can produce images with color developability undoubtedly higher than images produced by a...
US-7,845,863 Image photography apparatus
An image photography apparatus enabling a user to capture an object by freely changing a position of the hand according to an angle shot while gripping the image...
US-7,835,571 Background replacing apparatus, background replacing program, and background replacing method
There are provided a background replacing apparatus, a background replacing program, and a background replacing method, which are capable of creating a...
US-7,834,931 Apparatus and method for capturing an image using a flash and a solid-state image pickup device
When flash photography is performed, an exposure time at a time of a preliminary light emission of a flash is set as short as possible so that the appropriate...
US-7,832,865 Ophthalmic photographic apparatus
A timer function hold mode in which the timer continues the timing function is set in a mydriatic fluorescence mode by operating a timer switch for at least a...
US-7,831,136 Opthalmic photography apparatus
An ocular fundus is photographed as an electronic image via photographic stops, and the image of the photographed ocular fundus is recorded in a recording...
US-7,831,089 Modeling and texturing digital surface models in a mapping application
Digital Surface Model (DSM) texturing and modeling of various objects on the earth's surface are provided for implementation in a mapping application. One or...
US-7,831,077 Method and apparatus for generating an image using MRI and photography
A method for generating an image of a region of interest of a subject includes obtaining a set of magnetic resonance (MR) data for the region of interest. In...
US-7,826,728 Image processing system and camera
The image processing system is applied to dentistry, for example, and performs photography of the teeth of a patient while causing a plurality of illumination...
US-7,822,259 Method for positive identification of inner surface and outer surface of sample flakes
A method for determining the inner surface and an outer surface of a sample flake through the use of digital image photography wherein digital images of a sample...
US-7,819,560 Illumination device and lens of illumination device
Provided are an illumination device and a lens employed in the device for controlling light travelling direction, the device being capable of illuminating...
US-7,817,911 Photographic method and apparatus
A photographic method for slow synchro-flash photography conducted by firing a flash at a slow shutter speed, comprising the steps of: starting exposure with a...
US-7,808,536 Solid-state imaging device for high-speed photography
A solid-state imaging device for high-speed photography includes an imaging element area in which a plurality of pixel portions having photodetectors for...
US-7,805,068 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes a viewfinder optical system that observes a subject image input from a photography optical system. The imaging apparatus also...
US-7,805,066 System for guided photography based on image capturing device rendered user recommendations according to...
Guided photography with image capturing device rendered user recommendations. Data is accessed that is associated with an intended photograph. A knowledge base...
US-7,804,530 Picture taking method and apparatus
Method and apparatus is disclosed to enhance the quality and usefulness of picture taking and other image acquisition for pleasure or business purposes. In a...
US-7,801,436 Photography apparatus, photography method, and photography program
In order to prevent white compression from occurring in an image obtained by photography with a photography apparatus such as a digital camera, preliminary...
US-7,800,842 Photography lens
A photography lens 6 includes: an aperture stop 4; a first lens 1 having positive refractive power, and at least one of the lens surfaces is aspherical; a second...
US-7,800,686 Electronic camera having a light reduction device
An electronic camera includes: a luminance detection device that detects a luminance of a photographic field; an image sensor that captures an image of a...
US-7,800,680 Flexible lens mount system for rapid tilt photography
The present invention generally relates to photography, including both still photography and video photography. One aspect of the invention is directed toward a...
US-7,794,090 Efficient dual photography
Application of dual photography is simplified by reducing the number of captured images needed to generate a light transport matrix T of (p.times.q) projection...
US-7,791,618 Information processing apparatus and method
In order to improve the operationality of a walk-through system using panorama photography images, the system is provided with a view calculating unit for...
US-7,787,762 Image photographing apparatus, image photographing method, and computer program
An image photographing apparatus for capturing a subject image in accordance with smile detection of a subject includes an optical unit; an image capturing unit...
US-7,785,006 Medical diagnostic apparatus with length-adjustable arm structure
A medical diagnostic apparatus using X-ray photography and having a length-adjustable arm structure is disclosed. The medical diagnostic apparatus according to...
US-7,783,192 Picture image providing method and picture-taking device using the method
A picture image providing method and a picture-taking device using the method are provided. The picture-taking device includes: a picture-taking module...
US-7,782,055 MRI apparatus combining diffusion weighted imaging and diffusion tensor imaging of one or more slices for...
An MRI apparatus includes: an image display device for displaying diffusion weighted images of respective axes corresponding to one slice; a designation...
US-7,778,381 X-ray CT apparatus
The present invention provides an X-ray CT apparatus capable of obtaining each tomographic image indicative of X-ray tube voltage dependent information of a...
US-7,777,805 Image capturing apparatus for performing photography in a live view display state and control method thereof
This invention allows executing proper photometry within a short time even when a single-lens reflex type image capturing apparatus performs flash photography...
US-7,777,779 Photographing apparatus, control method for lens barrel of photographing apparatus, printer, control method for...
In this photographing apparatus, when it is recognized that communication with an external device is possible, the operating mode is set to the communication...
US-7,776,513 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device including coating a photo-resist layer on a semiconductor substrate having a lower layer; performing a...
US-7,773,869 Light diffusion box for photographic use
A light diffusion box for photographic use comprises a box body which has an inner surface for reflecting light and an opening at its one end, a light source...
US-7,773,783 Face detecting method and photography apparatus using the method
Processing speed is improved, by decreasing the amount of calculations required in face detecting processes. A human subject is photographed, and light is...
US-7,768,535 Image publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-7,766,980 Method for the preparation of precipitates
The present invention concerns a method for the controlled precipitation of organic molecules which comprises the use of apparatus that is normally used in the...
US-7,764,829 System and method for discovering and categorizing attributes of a digital image
With respect to photography, the present invention includes a physical target device used in conjunction with computer software to ascertain and record such...
US-7,756,331 Image processing apparatus and method for displaying images and corresponding histograms
When image data which is decoded after being irreversibly compressed is to be displayed, this invention makes it possible to display a histogram close to the...
US-7,751,645 Precision optical systems with performance characterization and uses thereof
A camera for aerial photography includes a reference projector that projects collimated beams of light into the optical system entrance aperture which are imaged...
US-7,751,615 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for changing color of pupil in photographic image
An image processing apparatus includes a detector for detecting a first color of eyes of a subject included in a first image, based on the first image that is...
US-7,750,970 Distance-measuring device installed in camera
The present invention provides a distance-measuring device has an AF area sensor that includes an image pick up element formed on a semiconductor substrate for...
US-7,746,585 Lens module
An exemplary lens module includes a number of optical components, a barrel, a holder, a filter base, a filter carrying member, an infrared-cut filter and a...
US-7,738,783 Method of setting photographing conditions and photography apparatus using the method
Automatic photographing condition setting is achieved with accuracy. For example, when a shutter button is half-pressed, preliminary photographing is carried out...
US-7,736,074 Cartridge type attachment lens for a digital camera
A cartridge type attachment lens is arranged in front of a digital camera for receiving card lenses. A cuboid shaped shell is removably attached to a camera...
US-7,735,999 Ophthalmic photographic apparatus
A timer function hold mode in which the timer continues the timing function is set in a mydriatic fluorescence mode by operating a timer switch for at least a...
US-7,733,414 Photographic device and control method therefor
There is disclosed a photographic device that uses an image sensor and an electronic viewfinder. When a release button is pressed halfway, an aperture value, an...
US-7,726,833 Device and method for generating stable, consistent, and high intensity oblong light
The invention teaches a new method to provide lighting for photography and other purposes. A consistent, stable, high intensity line-light source is created by...
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