Umeå i mina andetag, av Jakob Ponsimaa

Umeå i mina andetag, av Jakob Ponsimaa

This was a really fun project and I learned a lot along the way. Jakob Is a wonderful person to work with and Daniel (the guitar dude) has really done a great job with the sound. http://www.fejstime.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Umeå-i-mina-andetag-HD-720p.mp4

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Benro sidekick vs full gimbal (GH-2)

Benro sidekick vs full gimbal (GH-2)

This is a short review of the cons and pros of a sidekick vs a full gimbal tripod head. Our local dealer (Cyberphoto) carries a few different brands of gimbal heads and although most have similar design my choice fell on Benros GH-A and GH-2.   As you can see the size difference is big. The GH-2 dwarfs the GH-A sidekick in comparison weighing in at 1.467 kg compared to the sidekicks 0.496 kg. That is almost 1 kg difference. It makes the...

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White balance part 1

White balance part 1

White balance is a common problem for the amateur photographer. The modern camera can often focus and even expose photos quite correctly, but white balance i still something you can’t completely trust the camera to do if you want perfect results. So what is white balance? Well to put it simple, it’s the temperature of the photo. The scale goes from blue to red much like your water tap, and the temperature is messured in kelvin. A cold...

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Exposure part 2

Exposure part 2

Exposure part 2: This time we are going to focus on noise and high ISO shooting. Our human eyes are fantastic and can perceive details in pretty low light adjusting automatically  (of course nothing like a cat or an owls’s). The camera however will need help. Shooting in little or almost no light is quite a challenge for most cameras (except perhaps for the Canon 1Dx, or Nikon D4, which are ridiculously good). What ever camera you have...

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Exposure part 1

Exposure part 1

Exposure Part 1. There are many different teachings of how to expose a photo correctly. This tutorial aims to give a better understanding of  how the camera meters light and how to use different techniques to get  a better exposed photo. Most modern DSLR’s have three or for different methods of metering light. An explanation of  the different methods can usually be found in the camera manual as shown in the picture below. There is...

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