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Elinchrom EL Skyport ECO does not fire flash anymore

I have an Elinchrom D-Lite 2 lighting set in my home studio, and I fire the soft boxes via an Elinchrom EL Skyport ECO transmitter mounted in the camera’s hot shoe. When I wanted to start a photo session yesterday, … Continue reading

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DSLR filming: oh right, what about the audio?

When you’re a hobbyist DSLR guy like me and try to make your first videos, you will most likely be busy getting the visuals right first. After a while, you may have the idea of turning the sound on when … Continue reading

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HDR with the Nikon D7000 part 3 — Creating the HDR image from the image series

This is the third and last part of my HDR tutorial. The first part gave an introduction to HDR, and the second part explains how to take the photos for the HDR image. This part explains how to use tone … Continue reading

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HDR with the Nikon D7000 part 2 — taking the shots

This is part 2 of my article on taking HDR images with the Nikon D7000. This part explains how to take the actual shots. An introduction to HDR can be found here: HDR with the Nikon D7000 — part 1. … Continue reading

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Where did MyShutterspace go?

The online photo community website MyShutterspace.com has been offline for quite a while now. On the website it says that they are gonna be back soon:   …but this message has been there for weeks now. The website was rather … Continue reading

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HDR with the Nikon D7000 part 1 – Introduction

Highy Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI or HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than current standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. In photography, this … Continue reading

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Wireless remote shutter release with the Nikon D800

The D800 is not the camera you buy for taking selfies, but when I test lighting setups on my own in my improvised home studio, I need a remote shutter release. Cables are annoying, so I bought the Nikon ML-L3 … Continue reading

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