Team Shooters Carl van den Boom and Lukas Riedl had a particular shot in mind this winter. Being in the Arctic will inspire just about any photographer to chase the Northern Lights. Carl and Lukas wanted a shot of a snowboarder in motion with the northern lights in the background. Faced with shutter speed dilemmas and hours of waiting for the green lights...
Tuesday Shooter Tips: For up and coming photographers and those who have just started. Start with an Idea in your head and don’t question weather or not it will work out, just try and get it with the camera.
This week on ‘Tuesday Shooter Tips’, Rickard Croy helps out with focusing when your auto focus is missing the beat. "If your having trouble getting your images sharply in focus, try the manual focus technique. See where the rider is going to be at the point you want to take the picture. Zoom in to that spot digitally with the live view on the back of the camera and get your focus super sharp.
Martin is a Swedish ripper and another dude that needs a continual fix from the slopes. You have to forgive the fact that he ski’s given his pictures make up for his insistence to strap two sticks instead of one to his feet (jokes), But seriously this guy sends it, both on skis and with the lens.
If you have been watching the Xgames over the past week, not only would you have seen a glorious display of new level snowboarding from Marc McMorris, claiming victory with two gold in two days. You would have also watched the action via outstanding views from the live-feed drones.
Over the past month I have been embracing another mission and am back in the glorious land of the Swedes, in the mix of snow, lots of dogs, cold cold temperatures and happy times. I have been taking husky tours up in the Swedish arctic, snowboarding in the back yard, fighting frostbite and gazing at the Northern lights.