Radian 2

Some of you may remember my Radian time-lapse device review from some long time ago, and a lot of you asked at that time, where you can get one. As it was a Kickstarter campaign, it was a little harder to purchase one afterwards, but right not, Alpine Labs introduced Radian 2 in a new Kicstarter campaign. So right now is the best time to order one, at a promotional price :)

For those who don’t know what a Radian is, it’s a motion time lapse device, that controls the shutter of your camera and rotates the camera after each shot. This is used to create rotating movement in time lapse videos.

Radian 2 expands on this idea, by adding wireless control through iOS or Android, support for advanced time lapsing, and support for sliders. You can even synchronize up to thee radians, to get a pan, tilt and slide movement at once.

To get more info about the Radian 2, please check out their Kicstarter page here.

Green all the way

I tried something completely different yesterday, when compared to my normal city shots. And from the experience, I found out two things :) First is that composing while really zoomed in is so strange for me, when I compare it to my usual wide angle stuff. The telephoto creates such a different perspective compression, that the result is just different. I’ve been just using it too little while doing my standard ultra wide shots, and probably it’s time to change that :)

Secondly, I found out, that getting a sharp photo with my current tripod when zoomed in to 150-200mm is almost impossible even in a little breeze. Again, I should have noticed this earlier, but since I used it so little, I never really did. But it’s funny, as I just this week decided to get a new tripod, and will probably order it in the next few day :)

Todays photo, is a single exposure, edited in Lightroom, and sharpened in Photoshop. The only edits I did, was to add a lot of contrast, warmer white balance and a little clarity. Photo taken in the South Morava in Czech republic.

Green all the way

Technique: Lightroom edit, Number of exposures: 1, Camera Model: Sony a7R + Metabones Adapter ver. IV, Lens: Canon 70-200mm F2.8 IS II, Focal length: 170mm, Aperture: 13, Middle exposure time: 1/5s, ISO: 100, Tripod used: yes, Location: 48.97406, 17.05052