Riksbyggen (commercial work)

Riksbyggen_Magi-WEBB

Commercial retouch. I created this image for swedish Riksbyggen’s ad campaign this winter. Lots of different photographs were mixed and blended together to create this fairytale fantasy world. Photographer: Niklas Alm

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Winter HDR shoot!

Sea Snow Track panorama

This weekend I was out shooting some 32-bit panoramas for my HDR-library. It was blistering cold and the lake was frozen so I went out in the middle of it and shot this one. I might publish some HDR’s for download here later.

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HDR photography

This panorama was shot by the lake close to where I live. I used my Nodal Ninja 4/RD16 panoramic head, Canon EOS 60D with Magic Lantern installed and a Samyang 8mm Fisheye lens. (mer…)

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BMW 330 ”The desert chase” (photo & retouch)

This is a personal photo and retouch project that I did back in 2005. At that time I was working in one of the bigger retouch studios in Stockholm and car retouch was one of my main jobs.

I was really inspired to try and photograph a car myself, so one weekend I brought a friend with me to a suburb south of Stockholm and we found this small closed road that would do fine for the photoshoot. I had some ideas for the final image and the concept was simple, but I needed to capture one sharp photo of the car in motion (which I would later retouch the crap out of :)). I used real film (I didn’t own a digital SLR camera then), so there was no room for any mistakes.

I photographed my friend in his BMW from the window of my Mini Cooper. We drove slowly, about 15-20 km/h, but that was enough to capture the motion and sense of speed in the scene. The desert and mountains in the background were created from several other photos and the helicopter I found on Google. I thought that it would add to the feeling of a chase!

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San Francisco panorama

This panorama was photographed from the boat to Alcatraz in the summer 2006. I used my Nikon D200, leaned against the railing on the boat and rotated the camera (free hand) using reference points in the horizon to get the appropriate overlap for better stitching.

This image is also available as a highres version.

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