Category: Multimax

Two Hills Tournament…

Two Hills Tournament…

As you might know, it is called Four Hills Tournament (Vierschanzen­tournee)… but to me it became only two. Finland has been doing a record low — yesterday three out of four jumpers left for Finland because of their poor perfor­mance. Kind of discou­raging… and not much to do as a photo­grapher for the rest of the tour. …

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Shooting Synchro Skating WC 2011 — Tech Tips

Shooting Synchro Skating WC 2011 — Tech Tips

I had a couple of questions yesterday and today on some equipment — plus the always flattering “how the hell did you do that” comments — so I just thought I post quickly some pointers. Somebody asked on my cardreader… Yes, it is three Lexar readers daisy-chained together using the FW-800 port on my MBP; the fourth one …

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A Monster of a Camera

A Monster of a Camera

I thought I share one aspect of my work which I don’t usually talk so much about and that is commis­sioned R&D and consulting. For obvious reasons — usually client is paying for your input and they would not be happy if you gave that away for free to a compe­titor. But, in this case I think there is no …

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Ski Jumping in Ruka

Ski Jumping in Ruka

I covered the World Cup opening of ski jumping, cross-country and nordic combined last weekend in Ruka and thought that I just show a couple of images — as quite often your favorite ones are not the ones which end up on the printed page. Although on this occasion, I have to say my clients (Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Lapin­kansa, …

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Canon WFT and Eye-Fi — together with iPhone and iPad

Canon WFT and Eye-Fi — together with iPhone and iPad

I’ve had couple of emails asking for more infor­mation on my previous post, so here we go. Been testing different scenarios, different network and workflow confi­gu­ra­tions… and I have to say, I really like this. When I compared it to a toilet in train in my previous post, somebody asked did I have to look for the train for a long …

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Vancouver Olympics, day 13: Busted Plans, Busted Knees…

Vancouver Olympics, day 13: Busted Plans, Busted Knees…

Sometimes you just don’t win. And I’m talking about myself, not the Finnish athletes… who also have won absolutely nothing either. These games are slowly starting to resemble a national disaster. But my point: I had planned to shoot a sequence of Janne Ahonen, the moment he leaves the large hill and springs forward. His style has been under …

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Vancouver Olympics, day 11: Panoramic Images

Vancouver Olympics, day 11: Panoramic Images

For the first week it was pissing rain and you could not shoot anything with an extreme wideangle, as you would have only gotten fog and water on the lens. But it has gotten better. I have had couple of friends already asking for these so here we go. I had a free morning and I decided to shoot …

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Vancouver Olympics: Getting ready

Vancouver Olympics: Getting ready

The most heard sentence in our house before I head to a major assignment: “Where are my crampons, raincovers, spare batteries, cards.… Sari just hates it — and with a reason. So this time I have thought I spare her — and everyone else — and aim all my packing so that it’ll be ready on Saturday, although I fly out on …

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