Learning to see
A wonderful video on a variety of things, including learning and teaching to see. Make sure to check out Edward Tufte’s website if you love such things. I learned a lot from his books (and I am still saving to attend a seminar).
New Zealand with a Nex-7
What kind of lenses do you take on a trip to New Zealand? The choices could be many, depending on the camera system. The good thing is that I have a Sony Nex-7. There are not many lenses for the Sony E mount. That way the choices are not many. I have not many lenses…
Quick test: Noise on Nex-7 video
I tried to find out what the impact of the ISO on video on the Nex-7, so I cycled through with the lens cap on. The noise was not that visible so I tried to do what you usually try to avoid. I added brightness and sharpening. Let me know, what you think. For me…
Proof of concept: Compositing video in Motion 5
When the weather is not that good outside, what do you do? I decided to play around with a snippet of video and try out some compositing with video. What did I try? I wanted a piece of text to move with something in the background and vanish behind a piece of foreground. So what…
Strong wind timelapse
I used the Magic Lantern again to create a timelapse. But the clouds were so fast (stormy wind) that I had to slow down the framerate to 15 fps. See for yourself. It is still very fast…
Shallow depth of field
Shallow depth of field can be beautiful. But the problem with such a focus is that the real focus can be hard to find in the view finder. Magic lantern can assist in finding the focus.
The virtual dolly – time lapse next gen
I finally made my proof of concept: By using Blender I made a time lapse video and applied some virtual dolly movement. Meaning, that the camera is moving across the picture. This is possible due to the bigger than full HD video source made from the single picture recorded with the Canon Powershot S95. A…