Tag: skating

The Default Skating Image

The Default Skating Image

I was shooting skating during this weekend. Finlandia Trophy, the opening of winters­ports season for me. As I posted couple of images in the FB, I got into an argument — no, call it “fruitful exchange of ideas” — which I thought merits more discussion. Basically, my friend argued that the image I posted “did not portray they quality …

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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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Working Together

Working Together

One definitely negative aspect of this line of work is that one works a lot alone. Even for a loner such as myself, it gets on you occasio­nally… Thus, today I am very psyched to colla­borate again with Tomas White­house and Elina Paasonen — we’ll be shooting the gala together as we did last year in Tallinn — …

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European Championships of Figure Skating 2011

European Championships of Figure Skating 2011

I just got to Bern, Switzerland to cover the European Championships of Figure Skating 2011. This is the third year I do this in a row and I am very excited about it. It’s nice to get to slowly know the atheletes and their styles — as well as trying to perfect your own approach in shooting this. What …

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