Archive for the 'Real Life' Category

Africa 2012: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia

Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:15

More photos from our 2012 trip to Africa are available on flickr.

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Wisentgehege

Sunday, November 11th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:54

Some photos from a trip to the Wisentgehege near Hanover. More photos on flickr.

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Amazing Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Video of Singapore

Friday, September 28th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:14

This video is definitely a must-see. For ‘The Lion City’, the idea behind the extension of the tilt shift technique is for focus and distance to be something the viewer can experience. From the shoot info: […] the film is hard hitting, and full of effects… more so than if I were releasing a story […]

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Japan 2012 — Photos

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:50

A collection of photos of our trip to Tokyo, Japan three weeks ago. See the whole set on flickr.

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A Quick Pinhole Experiment

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:12

While reading thinking about how photography started, pinhole cameras came to my mind and I thought how easy it would be to make one using a DSLR and some cardboard from a shipping box. Exhibit A: After a few shots I started wondering why we pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for lenses, cameras or […]

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Weekly Twitter Updates for the Week in Tokyo

Sunday, April 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Random Photography Links

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:51

Recently I’ve started shooting with a DSLR (Canon EOS 60D). This post is a random collection of links I’ve found interesting and that got me started. I might update this list in the future. General Information LensRentals.com Blog Technical Discussions — fantastic in-depth photography info Canon Professional Network — Technical Canon Digital Learning Center Canon […]

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Time Lapse of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:56

Fantastic video of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) created by Rob Whitworth from over 10000 RAW images. Watch in fullscreen with your speakers on!

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Seconds of Beauty

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:37

60 one second video clips in one beautiful compilation.

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Random Scenic Locations

Friday, November 25th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:13

Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Tianmen “Heaven Gate” Mountain, China Wulong Chongqing, China

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Bora Bora

Thursday, August 18th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:20
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A Fresh Way to View your Photos with ePic

Monday, April 18th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:01

ePic is a simple slideshow application for Mac that lets you view your photos like you did ten years ago: physical photos laying on a table. The app has familiar Mac-media-app-like control elements and displays events from your iPhoto library, a directory or flickr tags. Scrolling with your mouse or trackpad changes the viewing angle […]

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Foxconn and its Founder Terry Gou

Saturday, September 25th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:41

An interesting article by Businessweek about Foxconn’s founder Terry Gou. Foxconn is a Chinese company with more than 800,000 employees that produces hardware for Apple, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Sony, HP and others. The one page version of this article.

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Human-Shaped High-Voltage Electrical Pylons on Iceland

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:13

The architecture and design firm Choi+Shine proposed human-shaped pylons for electricity cables: The enormous figures would only require slight alterations to existing pylon designs, says the firm, which was awarded an honorable mention for its design by the competition’s judging board. — Wired Read more on Wired

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Table on Two Legs

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:57

The Two Leg Table is a very creative approach to hold a tabletop.

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Honeymoon Pt. 2 Photos: NYC, SF & Hawaii

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:51

Some photos from our second Honeymoon in New York City, San Francisco and the beautiful Hawaiian islands Oahu, Big Island and Maui.

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Soviet Ground Effect Tank-Plane

Friday, April 30th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:13

Pictures (and an article in Russian) of a huge ground effect plane. The ground effect and similar planes on Google image search. (via Boing Boing)

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Iceland’s Volcano Eyjafjallajökull

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:32

It was nice and quiet in Iceland back in 2007. Now — in addition to water spewing geysers (picture) — the volcano Eyjafjallajökull is shooting large amounts of ash, smoke and steam into the atmosphere forcing many European airports to cancel flights. It first erupted in March and boston.com has several stunning photos of the […]

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GPS Coordinates — Copy Your Location

Friday, March 26th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:36

Go directly to the web app: http://gpscoords.cinnamonthoughts.org/ Do what your iPhone’s Maps and Compass apps can’t and copy your current coordinates to your device’s clipboard and use them anywhere. Your device will use GPS, wireless LAN and cell towers to get the most accurate coordinates, just as Maps and Compass on the iPhone do. After […]

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Sir Patrick Stewart on the Internet, iPhone and Games

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:23

Sir Patrick Stewart talking euphoric about the internet, Twitter, iPhone and games. This man is awesome.

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