I love the intersection between photography, technology and the natural world. There is something about the incredible technologies that are used in some of the amazing nature documentaries including that of the BBC Earth documentary Planet Earth. It is true to say that many of these technologies are novel and/or groundbreaking and that whole techniques within natured based photography have been pioneered through the BBC and their partners. In this behind the scenes clip from BBC Earth, some of these […]
I am fairly new to time-lapses but have tended to hit the ground running :), this workflow is what works for me but do note that like many things there are probobly 100 different ways to achieve the same thing so this is by no means the only way to do a timelapse. Nonetheless this is what has worked for me in capturing timelapses of the Aurora Australias (the Southern Lights) from Coastal Victoria, Australia. The Weather & Location […]
I have a passion for the Aurora Australias however, in Australia it is not so common to see them (at least in Victoria) unless they are fairly strong. Without going into too much detail an aurora is caused by electrically charged particles which are emitted from the sun known as solar wind, these charged particles are released from the upper atmosphere of the sun (and typically include things like electrons, protons and alpha particles) which travel through space (and often […]
MIOPS produce a range of smart camera triggers and motion accessories. I have discussed many of these in the past but one of the more exciting announcements is for the MIOPS Flex which was successfully funded on KickStarter in January 2021. The campaign aimed to raise $50,000 and achieved an incredible $536,890 from a total of 2,225 backers (as of 8/1/2020). In this post I wanted to discuss the device and the various features I am excited about, it should […]
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