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TMandou Effect

June 27, 2010

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TMandou linked to my blog! Very intimidating that, so instead of leaving my weekend coding overdose as the last post, here is some macro lens goodness. Enjoy!

Grand Prix Lesson 2 of Many

May 29, 2010

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Panning for motion blur takes practice. A lot of practice. And yet is easier than you might expect. Just one catch: you need to know to do it. I went an entire Grand Prix without remembering to do this. Lots of greatly detailed, exceptionally sharp images of cars frozen in time – they could just as […]

Grand Prix Lesson 1 of Many

May 14, 2010

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Fit a professional quality lens and you will have to work hard to get messy pictures. But as it turns out, there is a great deal of technique to learn for every situation. Take for example the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November 2009. The first time I try to take pictures of moving subjects… The […]

Day One with Canon 50D

May 12, 2010

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The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was all the reason I needed to splash out on a new camera, but the deciding factor was the lens: there has always been two things my trusty Canon IXUS 500 could not do and a DSLR promised to solve both. A surprise invite to TEDx Dubai forced me to […]

My First Macro

May 11, 2010

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A few months ago a friend offered for sale one of his macro lenses, the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro, and I got my first taste of macro photography. Instantly hooked but having no clue about technique, I was all point & shoot at anything that moves. Or not. This shot was hand-held in an unpredictable breeze […]