Friday, December 24, 2010

7D 2000 fps Video

Check out this video. Its not really video at 2000 fps but nevertheless is very effective and the quality is amazing! Makes me want to dash out and buy a D700 and After Effects today!

7D 2000 fps from Oton Bačar on Vimeo.
Second and final slow motion test...It was filmed months ago. Editing is rough because I don't have time to work on details.

Edited with Twixtor in After Effects.
Rain was made with Trapcode Particular 2 in AE
Lens used: Canon EFS 18-135 mm
Shutter speed: unknown
Music: "Seagull"
Composer: Niklas Aman, STIM
Publisher: Brusbox Music STIM

Check out Niklas' awesome music:​music

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Sunday, December 05, 2010

Nikon Cashback for Christmas offer

As is usual, in the run up to Christmas, the major camera manufacturers announce special deals on some of their product range. Nikon has announced that it is offering cashbacks worth up to £40 until 31 January 2011 for UK and Eire customers on the purchase of the D3100. Claims must be submitted by 28th February.

This seems to me to be a little mean, considering that Sony is offering the VAT back on some of its digital cameras. Visit for more information.

The D3100 is Nikon's replacement for the D3000 and comes with full HD capability (1080p), a 14.2 MP sensor, live view and a more ergonomic design, according to Nikon. It also has an 11-point AF system, ISO range up to 12800 and the new EXPEED 2 image processor.

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The shortlist released for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 has been announced

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize is one of the most prestigious in the contemporary photography world. It aims to reward a contemporary photographer of any nationality, who has made the most significant contribution to the medium of photography in Europe in the previous year. The work can be can be either an exhibition or publication.

Originally set up in 1996 by The Photographers' Gallery in London it has sponsored the £30,000 prize since 2005. Showcasing new talent, it highlights the very best of international photography practice.

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011

Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge, Jim Goldberg and Elad Lassry have all been ahortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011. The Prize will be on display from Saturday 2 April until Sunday 30 April 2011, with the winner announced at a special award ceremony on Tuesday 26 April 2011. The Prize will be shown at Ambika P3 at the University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1.

Later in 2011 the exhibition will be shown at the C/O Berlin and at the Deutsche Börse headquarter The Cube.

The Jury
For 2011, the Jury consists of: Alex Farquharson (Director, Nottingham Contemporary); Marloes Krijnen (Founding Director, Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam); Joel Sternfeld (artist, USA); and Anne-Marie Beckmann (Curator, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Germany). Brett Rogers, Director of The Photographers’ Gallery, is the non-voting Chair.

More information is available at
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