Category: Teaching

Talking of Sports Images…

Talking of Sports Images…

One of my favorite images from these games. The three ladies above everyone else: Björgen, Johaug and Kowalczyk. Slowly packing my stuff here in Val di Fiemme, heading homewards tomorrow. Next month will be very much teaching oriented: first teaching sports photo­graphy Thursday thru Sunday and then video and multi­media intensive in Lahti (joint project with LAMK

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Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift

This is not an eulogy. This is not so much about Apple or the man — Steve Jobs — either. This is about the paradigm shift he intro­duced which people don’t seem to get. And this is about our future. But: I cannot write this without paying homage to somebody I have always respected immensely. I choose to …

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Things which Make me Happy…

Things which Make me Happy…

The repulsive dog-vomit published by HS last week really bothered me (ref. to my previous post), then some personal hate-mail, the death of a someone dear to me… Put it this way: I’ve had better weeks than the previous one. I really have. So I thought: I want to share and write something positive. Show that life is not only gloomy …

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Coming Soon to a Computer Near You…

Coming Soon to a Computer Near You…

Need I say more? And no, that is not the official logo… it is a work in progress. Face it: when it comes to multi­media — be it linear or non-linear — Finland is not the country to live in. Multi­media story­telling simply does not exist here. We are next to Albania when it comes to rich …

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Some Simple iPad Stuff for Photographers

Some Simple iPad Stuff for Photographers

The iPad is now totally integrated into my daily workflow. I’ve talked about ShutterS­nitch in my two previous posts — it totally rocks — and I’ve been promising to write about the future of the print on these devices one of these days… And I will, but before that, a quick post on two workflow solutions I thought …

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You cannot Define the Truth Instrumentally

You cannot Define the Truth Instrumentally

About two weeks ago I was surfing the net and I stumbled on this image on a Helsinki Times page. “Nice HDR-work” was my initial reaction (took me c. two seconds) and then, WTF? Byline with photo­grapher and STT/Lehtikuva/Reuters… What was this? I got interested, googled this particular photo­grapher just to see if this was his style in …

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Multimedia: the Rule of 40–30-20–10

Multimedia: the Rule of 40–30-20–10

The best benefit of teaching IMHO is the fact that you learn yourself so much. And when trying to pass this infor­mation further, one naturally tries to formulate one’s thoughts as clearly as one can. Doing linear story­telling thru images — and trying to teach it — I have come up with a half a dozen rules — or …

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Vancouver Olympics, day 5: Greetings to Tampere

Vancouver Olympics, day 5: Greetings to Tampere

Today is the opening day of the games. I finally feel I am getting my bearings so to speak and I’m ready for the days ahead. I shot some ski jumping today, the quali­fying round of the normal hill and not very much anything else. Pissing rain for the most part — but for a moment (a very brief …

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