Archive for the 'In the Field' Category

The salt in the air, the sound of the waves, the sand beneath my feet. Photographing seascapes is not only about the final photos, it’s about the whole experience. I enjoy those times at the coast, even if sometimes I return empty-handed. Part one of this little series on photographing seascapes was about preparation. Now[…]

During the seven years I’m now photographing landscapes one of my favourite subjects has always been the sea. I love to photograph rocky coastlines, steep cliffs dropping straight into the ocean, waves breaking around huge sea stacks, but also the tranquillity of secluded coastal villages. In this article I want to share with you some[…]

Sometimes having an ND-Filter in front of the lens alone just isn’t enough to achieve the desired exposure times. In this case the solution is to switch to smaller apertures. But while this increases the exposure time it also introduces diffraction. Take this photo of Antibes for example. I shot it at f/9,5 for very[…]

An introduction to Focus Stacking

September 23rd, 2014

One of the first things I learned in photography was the relationship between aperture and depth of field. A particularly interesting fact for landscape photography is that selecting a smaller aperture results in a larger depth of field. If I wanted to take a photo that contains elements in the near foreground and a detailed[…]

For some weeks I now own one of those smartphones. My old one stopped working after four years and I’m already starting to like the new features of my phone as, for example, filming videos in decent quality. Two weeks ago I used it to capture a little video where I show my setup when[…]

Panorama Tutorial Part 2

July 31st, 2010

In Part 1 I showed you my Priest Cove panorama photo and described what equipment I used for it. Now I will go through the individual steps that were needed to photograph it. First comes the preparation, which I do for every Panorama I take. It will ensure that I get ideal raw material for[…]