This is not a photograph…

... Its a frame grab off the Canon 5D Mark II's 1080p video, under some of the worst light you can imagine - Click for full size. Any noise you see there was added by me to spoil the perfectness. Canon EF 85 1.8.

A new take on ‘available light’.

A friend, professional photographer Jann Lipka, has created this fine and concise video tutorial showing an example of how to use time and ‘available light’ to your advantage when creating product / studio shots.

“My Name is Jann Lipka, I’m a professional photographer from Stockholm, and I wanted to show you how to make use of your cell phone in a little bit different way…’

http://vimeo.com/2536591?pg=embed&sec=2536591

This video tutorial is also a part of this blog post on strobist which is about using lcd lightpanels of various kinds for illumination.

Here’s my first try, using my cellphone’s light, Canon40D, 30 second exposure, ISO 125:

Treasure