Photo web site of photographer Martin Joergensen
Who am I?
I am a semi- professional photographer in the sense that I get paid to take pictures, but not enough to make a living.
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Personal photo web site of Martin Joergensen
More than 30 years with SLR's - film as well as digital
- Updated: 22/02/2013 16:28
Visiting the most disabled-friendly house in the world in Taastrup, Denmark, where a number of organizations for disabled people have their ...
Here comes the photographer!
It's amazing what large cameras can do for you when you are out shooting. They can literally open doors and break down fences.
I love (and I loathe) the Fuji X100
There's no doubt that the Fuji X100 is a fantastic camera, and I use mine all the time and love it. But man, there's a bunch of Fuji engineers who deserve a severe spanking!
Sigma 50mm f/1.4
I have a weakness for bright lenses and always had great experiences with Sigma. So when I wanted a bright 50mm, I found it natural to look closer at Sigma's offering.
What's in my bag
I see these articles and videos all over the web, and like reading and watching them. Despite claiming that it's not the gear that does it, we're obsessed with equipment, aren't we? So here is my annotated gear list.
Exercise your photography muscles
Bring your camera, take pictures, have fun, become a better photographer,
I shoot RAW for the future
There is an ongoing and almost eternal debate on the net about JPG versus RAW. I don't take part in it. I just shoot RAW and here is why.
Fun with fisheyes
I have had a couple of fisheye lenses in my long career with SLR's and have always considered them a lot of fun.
Nikon 35mm f/1.8
This lens is a no-brainer for any Nikon owner! It might not be the best lens Nikon ever made, but the quality to price ratio is unsurpassed.
Sigma 20mm f/1.8
I've always liked two things in my lenses: wide angle and brightness. Combine the two and you have a winner!
My acquisition of a Sigma 10-20mm wideangle zoom many years ago was the beginning of a beautiful friendship, to quote Bogart in Casablanca. It is just my kind of lens.
I often use some very simple ”studio” setups to shoot small items in my office or my living room, even my bedroom. There's no reason to make things too complicated.
Flash modifiers: filters or gels
This is probably the most often used flash modifier apart from the diffuser—if not, perhaps it ought to be.
Flash modifiers: snoots and grids
A snoot is a tube in front of your flash, which keeps its beam of light tight and concentrated, while a grid has lots of smaller, parallel tubes that do essentially the same thing.
Flash modifiers: diffusers
This article is about different small flash diffusers, definitely the most common light modifiers.
Flash modifiers: intro
This is the first of a series of articles on flash modifiers – thingamajigs that can make your flash photography more interesting and give you more control over the light.
If you want to have a ton of fun with your DSLR and like to take creative and different images, you need to acquire a Lensbaby.
How you can make your own books
Books on demand is a great way of getting your pictures on print. If no one else wants to publish you, you just do it yourself! This is a small guide to using the program BookSmart from Blurb.com.
Life starts at f/1.8
I have always loved bright lenses. If money was no issue, all my lenses would have f/1.4 and f/1.8 stamped on them. A few slow ones would be f/2.8, but only the slow ones...
Kodachrome was the film love of my life. Now that love story is over. The last roll has been produced—and shot and processed.
Orbis ringflash adapter
I have always been fascinated by ringflash photography.
Why your images are worthless
The perfect histogram
The crop factor
Why so ugly?
I have dug out this site and will start updating it again. For personal reasons I have left it alone for a while, but I miss writing about photography. So new and old writings will be finding their way her in the coming time.