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Feature: The Future Is Bright by Thomas Walczak – Time Lapse Photography Article

Feature: The Future Is Bright by Thomas Walczak Fellow timelapse and hyperlapse photographer Thomas Walczak has released a stunning flow motion film on his YouTube channel. Flow motion is a shooting and editing technique made famous by UK based photographer Rob Whitworth back in 2015. Through extensive pre-production and advanced shooting techniques, flow motion shots seem to flow effortlessly into each other. Check out Thomas’ great take on the flow motion technique in and around Bielsko-Biała,…

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LUX ATACAMA Total solar eclipse timelapse film by Martin Heck | – Time Lapse Photography Article

LUX ATACAMA Total solar eclipse timelapse film by Martin Heck | One year ago today Martin Heck – one of my favourite timelapse photographers – captured the total solar eclipse from the Atacama region in Chile. This timelapse film has been dedicated to Brian Bloss, a passionate timelapse photographer and creator who has sadly passed way too soon. Make sure to check out the video description for more details about the camera gear that was used.…

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A ten year timelapse of our sun by NASA – Time Lapse Photography Article

A ten year timelapse of our sun by NASA NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory – aka SDO – has been looping around earth and watching the sun non-stop for over a full decade. Over the last ten years SDO has gathered 425 million high res images of the sun, resulting in 20 million gigabytes of data. These observations have resulted in a great amount of new discoveries about how our sun works, but it’s also resulted in…

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Fujinon GF30mm f/3.5 R WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF30mm f/3.5 R WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Oh my how the world has changed since my latest blogpost. It seems like forever ago, when in reality it was just 4 months ago. CoVid19 pandemic is still running its course, and things will not be back to normal anytime soon. My day job as a healthcare professional has of course been taking a lot of my time these past months, but that has however gone back to normal.But…

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Fujifilm X-T4 first look preview – Closer to technical bliss. – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm X-T4 first look preview – Closer to technical bliss. – jonasrask|photography In what has become the most busy “review/preview” winter I’ve ever had, the time has now come to look at the brand new Fujifilm X-T4. Fujifilm has been on a serious releasing spree this winter, and since writing my mammoth run-through of the X-Pro3 which I was very close to the development of, they have put out an insane amount of products in the course of just 3 months.…

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Fujifilm X100V first look preview – The desert island camera – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm X100V first look preview – The desert island camera – jonasrask|photography In what seems like a never-ending spree of new releases from Fujifilm this winter-season, today they announced the newest iteration of the iconic and beloved X100 series, The X100V X100V – F/4 – 1/500s – ISO800 I still remember that day back in 2011. That day where I went into a local photostore here in Aarhus, and impulse purchased my X100 camera. At the time I had a…

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The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on.Now, I’m NOT a macro photographer. I don’t do that kind of photography much. I don’t have the fancy ring lights, I don’t have fancy turn-around-lenses-and-mount-them rigs. I don’t particularly…

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The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on.Now, I’m NOT a macro photographer. I don’t do that kind of photography much. I don’t have the fancy ring lights, I don’t have fancy turn-around-lenses-and-mount-them rigs. I don’t particularly…

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Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 first look preview – jonasrask|photography First of all happy new year! I took a well deserved break from blogging since my review on the 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 back in late November of 2019. But this is a new decade, and behold – the first gear writeup of the new century on my blog is yet again a 35mm lens writeup.I will not deny the fact that I have two favourite focal lengths on APSC. One being…

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Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 first look preview – jonasrask|photography First of all happy new year! I took a well deserved break from blogging since my review on the 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 back in late November of 2019. But this is a new decade, and behold – the first gear writeup of the new century on my blog is yet again a 35mm lens writeup.I will not deny the fact that I have two favourite focal lengths on APSC. One being…

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The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography Hey! So it’s been a long time since I did a little writeup on anything other than Fujifilm gear, but that is about to change!Last month saw the launch of the Fujifilm X-Pro3, which I had been very much involved in, and as a result I have been insanely busy doing all sorts of fun stuff because of that particular launch. The Pro3 should be making its way out into the hands of…

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The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography Hey! So it’s been a long time since I did a little writeup on anything other than Fujifilm gear, but that is about to change!Last month saw the launch of the Fujifilm X-Pro3, which I had been very much involved in, and as a result I have been insanely busy doing all sorts of fun stuff because of that particular launch. The Pro3 should be making its way out into the hands of…

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X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography As has become customary on this site of mine, I always end up writing a little about using vintage lenses on the newly released Fujifilm gear. With the release of the X-Pro3, this is no different! – In fact with the X-Pro3 I feel that it’s more relevant than ever since Fujifilm put some nice little features in the camera to aid in using our manual focus glass. Be they vintage or modern.I love to…

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X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography As has become customary on this site of mine, I always end up writing a little about using vintage lenses on the newly released Fujifilm gear. With the release of the X-Pro3, this is no different! – In fact with the X-Pro3 I feel that it’s more relevant than ever since Fujifilm put some nice little features in the camera to aid in using our manual focus glass. Be they vintage or modern.I love to…

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X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography FINALLY! That is about all I can say. Finally the cat is out of the bag. I know that the general public got a good preview of the X-Pro3 at the development announcement in Shibuya back in September. But now I can finally share my story about the magnificent X-Pro3 with you all.Truth is that I was introduced to this camera more than a year ago. Or, at…

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X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – A different breed – First look extensive preview – jonasrask|photography FINALLY! That is about all I can say. Finally the cat is out of the bag. I know that the general public got a good preview of the X-Pro3 at the development announcement in Shibuya back in September. But now I can finally share my story about the magnificent X-Pro3 with you all.Truth is that I was introduced to this camera more than a year ago. Or, at…

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Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department.The widest lens available natively by Fujifilm is the amazing 23mm f/4 which I wrote about HERE after taking it to Iceland. So when Laowa announced the 17mm f/4 development almost at the…

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Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX review – jonasrask|photography In March 2018 I reviewed the Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X system. If you havn’t already, then you can read about it HERE. A lot of things have happened since then in Fujifilm land, especially in the GFX department.The widest lens available natively by Fujifilm is the amazing 23mm f/4 which I wrote about HERE after taking it to Iceland. So when Laowa announced the 17mm f/4 development almost at the…

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Issue 52 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available – Photography Article

Posted By Chris Main on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Featured, KelbyOne, Lightroom Magazine | Issue 52 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne members on the KelbyOne site and on the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, learn how syncing Lightroom Classic collections will allow you to easily share photo galleries and get feedback on your images using Lightroom web, plus creating black-and-white infrared effects, shooting whitewater sports, creating panoramas, and so much more!…

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Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Fujifilm didn’t just release the GF50mm f/3.5 today which I wrote about HERE, they also released a little something for the X-series. I remember back in may 2018 when I took the X-T100 with me to Crete to do the whole brochure imagery for Fujifilm. They had a wishlist of very specific lenses that they wanted me to test out on the camera. Among the listed lenses was…

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Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview – jonasrask|photography Fujifilm didn’t just release the GF50mm f/3.5 today which I wrote about HERE, they also released a little something for the X-series. I remember back in may 2018 when I took the X-T100 with me to Crete to do the whole brochure imagery for Fujifilm. They had a wishlist of very specific lenses that they wanted me to test out on the camera. Among the listed lenses was…

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Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography This is not a review. Well, actually it is. It’s the same as it has always been, but as someone in an internet forum recently made me aware, “A hotel staff member can’t review the hotel he works for”.  I have never hid the fact that I was deeply involved with Fujifilm, nor that my views were obviously biassed because of said relationship.So, now my reviews will be labeled “first look…

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Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 first look preview – jonasrask|photography This is not a review. Well, actually it is. It’s the same as it has always been, but as someone in an internet forum recently made me aware, “A hotel staff member can’t review the hotel he works for”.  I have never hid the fact that I was deeply involved with Fujifilm, nor that my views were obviously biassed because of said relationship.So, now my reviews will be labeled “first look…

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Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Cloud-based Lightroom, Featured, Fun, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Ecosystem | First, I want to thank everyone that left a comment for a chance to win my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book last week. It really meant a lot to see so much interest in it. I used a random number generator to help me pick the winners, and I have sent an email to B. Glidden and T. Stein to let…

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Here Is Your Light Stalking Update For This Week – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] We are in a stable state after all the migrations, and we all should have a much better experience. We want to give a warm welcome to all the new members that missed introducing themselves to us. You still can, so feel free to say hi. We are sure that you’ll find a vast amount of information that will make you better and more conscious photographers. So for today, we bring you everything that you…

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Guest Blog: Filmmaker Dan Newman – Photography Article

Photo by Justin Bettman Times will change, let the waves take you. It’s been a couple years since my last guest blog post, and a couple hundred thousand miles’ traveled in between now and then.  Since speaking last, I’ve traveled the world with musicians, produced over 3,500 videos, produced, directed, and shot a couple documentaries, picked up a full time gig and moved to the city of dreams, New York City. Sounds like the dream right? Every dream comes with…

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6 Tips For Making Great Photo Prints At Home – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] This isn’t the first time and probably won’t be the last time I address the issue of printing photos. It’s something everyone should be doing, in my opinion. Mainly because experiencing a photo in printed form invokes a level of appreciation not attainable when viewing it on a screen. There are dozens of places online where you can simply upload your image file, make a few selections about things like size and paper type, and…

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Instant Awesome Looks Using Creative Profiles in Lightroom – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, July 15, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Videos | [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6baouvJ0vc?feature=oembed&w=838&h=471] Terry White did a great video on one of my favorite Lightroom features in years — the Creative Profiles. I found so many users who aren’t taking advantage of these profiles, and if that’s you, make sure you check out Terry’s video (above). This will open a whole new world of awesome looks the easy way. Thanks, Terry! I’m…

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I’m Back From Japan (and some other things to catch up on) – Photography Article

I’ve been gone for 10-days on a family vacation with the kids to Tokyo. Incredible trip! Had an absolute ball, and the kids loved it probably more than any family trip ever. I didn’t take a lot of photos, but I got a few here and there. I haven’t had a chance to process them all, and get a SparkPage up for them yet, but hopefully soon, and I’ll post a link here. I saw where Canon officially announced a…

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How To Find And Photograph Events Near You – Photography Article

Last Updated on July 14, 2019 by Angie Event photography can be a fun-filled activity, but as you might expect it can also be a pressure-filled undertaking. The most obvious stressors arise from feeling the need to capture once in a lifetime moments. There are no do-overs in event photography — if you miss a moment it’s gone forever. Then, of course, there are the technical considerations — gear and settings. Is flash a viable option? Should you use a…

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