Stacy Pearsall demonstrates the steps she took to create her own portrait without any help. – Stacy Pearsall – Blog Website
Having grown up within walking distance of the coast I’ve always felt an affinity with the sea and there is no finer place to hone your photography skills than a stretch of coastline. I’m forever amazed by the diversity of geology and sheer variety of habitat that the coast can offer, even in the most [...]
Written by Mirko Sotgiu – PhotoFarm www.photofarm.it www.alpinfoto.it I have always chosen to resist the urge to stop and shoot at the first opportunity. When I’m not pressed for time, my idea is to study the landscape, hour by hour, during the day and during the night. Yes, even during night. Because even by night [...]
During the MSoX visit to Japan, we met Kazuyuki Okajima. He is an amazing photographer who writes for some very important photography magazines in Japan…
Roberto Bigano here will show you the making of the shooting for the new Manfrotto Campaign 2010.
I have reluctantly hauled a tripod around the world with me for the last 5 years. Without exception if I have travelled on assignment – either for myself or a client – one of my tripods has been a constant companion. That’s not to say we get along easily, nor that I wouldn’t hurl its beautiful carbon fibre body into the sea some days, but we’ve learned to get along, and for my part I’ve grown to love my little three-legged companion.
Cycling. When you live in my part of the world you hardly have a choice; there’s no escaping it! The northren part of Belgium (Flanders) is simply cycle-mad. EVERY event that involves cycling is BIG. There’s no ‘small’ in cycling here.
Seeing Italy again, after years of living in the United States, has been both surprising and enlightening. I am in that in-between state now, too American to be Italian and too Italian to be American. It’s an interesting place to be, the end of one life and the beginning, but not quite, of another. As [...]
With this lesson I suggest to change your point of view. It is worth it. Try to photograph from an elevated point of view even when an existing location from which to shoot is not available. In most cases the result will change drastically just by raising the camera a few meters. In the Manfrotto [...]
A sufficient overlap between images is an essential condition to get seamless panoramas out of the stitching software. The here introduced Panorama Calculator is able to calculate the specific parameters for the Manfrotto 303N/303SPH using a given camera (sensor size) and lens (focal length) with a few mouse clicks.