The time lapse was recorded using a Canon 5D MII which was set-up on a tripod in a custom built set. The camera was set to take an image every 30 seconds or so and the resulting sequence of images spliced together in post in Adobe After Effects.
With this shot the initial image was not that impressive, but I liked the texture of the play bark under the see saw and knew I could increase the contrast to make a striking image.
The new 5D MkIII has been built with the feedback and co-operation of the top Canon photographers in the world and they have improved every aspect of the MkII into what is possibly going to be the greatest camera’s ever (no bias here… ahem!)
HDR, or High Dynamic Range is simply a technique used to increase the range between the lightest and darkest part of an image, aiming to either match what our own eyes can see, or further enhance the effect.
The below image was taken of the almost full moon on Monday 6th February 2012 in the UK at approximatly 9:30pm.
Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday 19th January 2012 – sparking worry that the once giant photography company is edging towards certain extinction.
If you are looking for a good entry level camera for someone who is of the “older generation”, i.e. for someone who is on a budget with limited pensions and annuities then these camera options may be of interest to you.
ISO within photography is the measurement of sensitivity of the photographic material used to capture an exposure. In the days of film this was the physical film stock, but in today’s digital world the ISO is the sensitivity of the CCD or CMOS image sensor which captures the light.