Ice from the land of ice and fire
Mixtures of red ribbons and blue ripples at Jökulsarlon... The best place in the world to photograph glacier ice.
Dodged and burned onto my sensor with magic cloth long exposure. Use the Magic Cloth Technique.
Posted by Iceland Aurora Photo Tours on 2015-01-25 22:42:24
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- Great features and manual mode
- Fantastic live view able to see auroras before humans!
- Essential settings can be edited with external buttons and dials.
- The Red light on the back lets you know you are shooting.
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Magic Cloth Method:
Use a filter or darkness for a to achieve a long exposure, then over-expose the scene by 2 – 3 stops.
It is easier to set a long Exposure time. 2-5 seconds requires a quick, but controlled movement to burn the sky within a split second. 5-10 seconds gives you a extra exposure of the middleground.
Magic Cloth Movement
I usually lower the cloth very quickly and bring it up slowly.
Vary the Movement to capture many short exposures of the sky, rather than one initial exposure (30 seconds + exposures only).
Spot meter for the sky and multiply that shutter speed by
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In the Icelandic phone book everyone is listed by their first name.
Did you know this about glaciers?
Earth’s two ice sheets cover most of Greenland and Antarctica and make up more than 99% of the world’s glacial ice.
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