The Photoblog

The Perfect Momentum

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I once saw a fabulous photo of a beautiful girl pushing what seemed to be an annoying macho in the pool. Going on holiday in Sardegna (Italy) this summer with my girlfriend I knew the place we were headed for had a beautiful infinity pool and I therefore wanted to re-do this photo with my own twist. The photo was difficult to do because I wanted to be as close to the water as possible in order to see my reflection in the pool. Needless to see we had to try several times before getting The Perfect Momentum! And of course between every shoot the suit had to dry for several hours so in then end it took...

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Panorama of Beijing Airport.

Beijing Airport

I created this Panorama of Beijing's Airpot with my iPhone and the Photosynth App in the very early hours of the morning. I absolutely love the atmosphere create by the road lamps in the mist. Note that Mac users will have to install the sylverlight plugin to be able to view the panorama. It's very light and quick to install. You can   Pan, Tilt and zoom in the panorama! There are many other interesting panoramas on the photosynth website it's worth checking it out! You can also see my panorama in full screen if you click here.

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Time Lapse Photography – Vanilla Sky

Time Lapse Photography

I wanted to try out a new iPhone App that I recently downloaded: "Time Lapse HD".  And this week I had the perfect opportunity with a sun set behind a very cloudy sky. This is my first try but I'm pretty happy with the result. My only regret is that I didn't do more photos. This 8 seconds video holds 120 Photos with an FPS (Frame per Second) of 15. Let me know what you think! Wip

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Key Vocabulary for Photography

Photography Vocabulary

When talking about photography there are a few key words that you should know as they will be used all the time by photographer. I for example will use most of the them in my blog posts. SLR SLR stands for Single Lens Reflex camera. These are cameras that typically use a mirror or prism system hence then name reflex from the mirror reflexion. DSLR DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex camera and similarly to SLRs they also use a mirror but the film has been replaced by a digital sensor. Aperture The aperture (in optics) is a hole or opening through which light travels. It is also...

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Canon or Nikon? The eternal question!

Canon or Nikon

This is probably the questions I get the most from photo enthusiasts that want to get a (first / new)  DSLR. Shall I get a Canon or a Nikon? Well there is no easy answer to that question. It’s a bit like asking is a BMW better than a Mercedes? Or are Macs better than PCs? Even if I would answer yes to both of these questions it’s really just a question of taste. The two companies have been around for a very long time (1959 Nikon & 1961 Canon) and are extremely competitive. If someone tries to sell you one over the other it’s most likely because he or she will make a better margin...

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The story behind the background photos

Sunset In Mauritius

As a first post for my new blog I wanted to share with you the (short) story behind the background photos on the welcome page. If you missed them click on the "W" badge at the top of the menu. Sunset in Mauritius This photo was taken during during holidays in Mauritius with some of my best friends. One evening we decided to do a sunset shoot this is one of the resulting photos. The color warmth of the shot reflects really well the climate of the island. A Smile in Time Square While visiting my family in New York my girlfriend and I went to spend the day in Manhattan and it's on Time Square...

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