Landscape of Partizanske Slovakia – A Timelapse Film [4K]

I often walk the extra mile for a timelapse scene, but for this timelapse, I went even further than that. To be precise, I flew more than 500 miles (870 km) to the little Slovak town of Partizánske – to capture the most beautiful landscape!

Movie “Nightcrawler” vs reality

Jake Gyllenhaal plays as Lou Bloom in the movie Nightcrawler, a cameraman who makes money by filming 112 / 911 emergencies without any moral/ethic borders. Is everything in the movie shown real ?

Nijmegen 2 – A Timelapse Trailer

New camera, new gear, new places – new timelapse! After I finished my first Nijmegen timelapse I were still a lot of places left to explore, so for the new timelapse I went out again to take photos, lots of photos, of those places.

The chaos behind the scenes

Removing a cock due to restauration on top of a church. Till the last minute, things get more and more unclear. Who can get up on the scaffold? Who is more important: photographer from local media or photographer from the city?

Where is the fire?

Sometimes, if I react really fast, I manage to arrive to the incident site as first and have to wait for the fire brigade or ambulance to arrive. But this time, we all had to wait for the fire to arrive!

Preview-Review: Samsung Lens NX 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED OIS III

Recently I bought a new lens, and did some tests on the Samsung NX300M and the Samsung NX30. Read here the preview review of the Samsung NX 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED OIS III         A classic telezoom, essential for taking photos in the distance, but also interesting for portraits. What are the field […]

4-DAAGSE NIJMEGEN – A Timelapse Film

  (Open this video directly on youtube in a new window: youtube.com/watch?v=PkA3qIn4ZaQ ) 4-DAAGSE NIJMEGEN – A TIMELAPSE FILM Duration in realtime: 11h 01m Displayed photos: 3379 The “4-Daagse Nijmegen” (or “vierdaagse”) is annual event that takes place every summer in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. On those “International Four Day Marches Nijmegen” more than 40.000 participants […]

NIJMEGEN – A TIMELAPSE FILM

 Want to watch it on youtube? youtube.com/watch?v=C0YjbM9Xcs8 (new window) NIJMEGEN A TIMELAPSE FILM Duration in realtime: 29h 19m Displayed photos: 9071 My first timelapse film takes place in, about and around the Dutch city Nijmegen. Through my study I came to this nice small city near the German border. Nijmegen is not only a great […]

Molenstraat

  Molenstraat Nijmegen, Netherlands RAW’s: 229 Size: 5,45 GB Date: 25th June 2015 Start: 20:41pm End: 20:50pm f 8.0 | 48mm | ISO 800 | 1/80s | Samsung NX300M Here I had again the struggle between: less image noise and sharpness in the foreground and bacground. I tried to find a good mixture between foreground […]

Marienburg – Mariekenstraat

  Marienburg-Mariekenstraat (In the background “Koningsstraat”) Nijmegen, The Netherlands RAW’s: 311 Size: 6,48 GB Date: 25th June 2015 Start: 20:20pm End: 20:28pm f 4.5 | 33mm | ISO 200 | 1/160s | Samsung NX300M It happened again! During some test-photos the Samsung NX300M got stuck, it freezed – and corrupted again my Toshiba 64GB SD-Card, […]

Waalbrug at Night (On the bridge)

  Waalbrug at night (On the Bridge) RAW’s: 270 Size: 4,29GB Date: 8th June 2015 Start: 23:39 End: 23:57 F.4.0 | 2,5s | ISO 100 | 29mm | Samsung NX300M Finding a good position on that bridge was really difficult! Directly next to road is nice because you see a lot of cars afterwards, not […]

Waal Beach

Timelapse Clip: Waalbeach (Waalstrand) JPG’s: 271 Size: 1,93 GB Date: 14.April2015 Session start: 15:46 Session end: 15:50 ISO 640 | 18mm | f.22 | 1/250s I went in total 3 times to that beach for recordings, I made in total 6 timelapses of the waves. Above you can see the very last timelapse clip that […]

Train Rails at Night

  Train Rails at Night, Muntmeesterlaan in Nijmegen RAW’s: 311 Size: 6,48 GB Date: 8th-9th June 2015 Start: 23:40am End: 00:43am f 4.0 | 24mm | ISO 2000 | 2s | Samsung NX30 I scouted this area one night before I actually did the timelapse, before I had a different bridge in my mind. It […]

Sunrise Nijmegen City

Timelapse Clip Sunrise over Nijmegen City, The Netherlands RAW’s: 341 Size: 6,8 GB Date: 1st June 2015 Start: 04:03am End: 06:17am Camera: Samsung NX300M I recorded this clip simultaneously with this http://john-beckmann.de/waalbrug-sunrise/. So all the background information and pictures from the cameras at the river Waal can be found under that link 🙂

Homepage Photo of the City Nijmegen.nl

My photo was selected to be shown on the startpage of the Dutch City Nijmegen. The Photo will be displayed from 29th of June until 13th of July – whenever you open the page! The page has about 5000 visitors each day. The photo shows an old Customshouse in the Citypark Valkhofpark, in the background you can see the […]

Timelapse Clip Waalbrug Sunrise (Flickr Explored)

Waalbrug Sunrise (Waalbridge) Nijmegen, Netherlands Date: 27 March 2015 Start: 03:55am End: 06:18am Duration: 2h 23m Camera: Samsung NX30 | 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 This is the second time that I tried to timelapse this bridge. I tried it once before but it failed, because of weather conditions. The second time I had luck: the clouds did […]

Flickr Explored: Waalbrug Sunrise compilation photo

500 of 1,83 Million On 26th of June 2015 the picture “Waalbrug Nijmegen” went on Flickr into the “Explore” section. Flickr is a photo sharing page where photographers around the world share their photos, rate and comment other pictures. In the Explore Section of Flickr are the daily best 500 pictures shown. That may sound […]

My DIY filter for Sunphotos

Point your camera onto the sun and you risk permanent damage of your sensor. I wanted to record a sun eclipse, but how to timelapse for example a sun eclipse?           The different lenses in your objective do work like a magnifier on a white piece of paper: it intensifies the […]

Stars on the Sky

Timelapse of the Stars on the sky Taken in Kranenburg, Germany -15km away from Nijmegen, Netherlands RAW’s: 240 Size: 3,76 GB Start: 23:48 (27 March 2015) End: 02:48 (28 March 2015) Duration: 03:00 hours 20mm | f 3.5 | ISO 640 | 20s | Samsung NX30 Uploaded in 4K @ 17fps   Get to an […]

Valkhofpark

Valkhofpark, Nijmegen (The Netherlands) RAW’s: 278 Size: 5,13 GB Date: 15th June 2015 Start: 21:34 End: 23:04 Camera: Samsung NX300M Originally I wanted to stay longer, but it was too cold(below 10°C in June!!!) and too windy, so I made this one shorter. I lost during the setup of the camera quite a lot of […]

Sun behind clouds

Goffertpark, Nijmegen Raw’s: 495 Size: 7,51 GB Date: 29 April 2015 Start: 15:43 End: 15:59ISO 100 | f.14.0 | 1/10s | 22mm | Samsung NX300M No the 1/10s shutterspeed is not a typo! I used my DIY filter to get brightness of the sun down (I’ll post later an article of the DIY filter – […]

NXP / Regus Building

NXP / Regus Building Nijmegen Jonkerbosplein 52 RAW’s: 300 Size: 5,43 GB Date: 9th June 2015 Start: 21:23 End: 22:47 Camera: Samsung NX300M I dont want know what bothered me more: Finding the name of this building or waiting for the right weather. I waited 4 weeks for this weather: Clouds that stay the entire […]

Taking pictures isnt allowed on Radboud University Campus…

I do not publish any photos or videos with Radboud on it! Why? Because I’m not allowed to, thats why!   I had several ideas about timelapses on the campus of my university. Once I wanted to make a timelapse of a bicycle shed next to the Erasmusbuilding, in the beginning it’s empty and after […]

Timelapse Film: Japan-Day 2015 – Fireworks

A Timelapse Film Japan Tag Düsseldorf 2015 / Japan-Day Japanisches Feuerwerk / Japanese Fireworks at the Rhein   Date: 30 May 2015 Starttime: 23:02 Endtime: 23:29 Duration: 27minPhotos: 752 in .raw Size: 14,7 GB Original rendered in 4k (4096 x 2304 pixels) in 14fps Location on Google Maps Camera: Samsung NX300M Aperture: f.3.5 Shutter Speed: […]

Differences RAW & JPG

If you own a more advanced camera then you can save your image in .RAW or .JPG format. Both do have their advantages and disadvantages.           Advantages of .raw (in comparison with jpg) It contains more colour and brightness information. It can make differences between “dark dark dark dark” and “dark […]

HowTo: Timelapse Cloud Movement

For making a timelapse of clouds you need to get the right interval! Camera angle, focal length & focus, aperture and shutter speed become afterwards unimportant as soon as you want to see your timelapse.       Keep in mind: Do never point your camera directly into the sun! The lenses in the objectief […]

HowTo: 4k Export in Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere has got many many different options, especially for export. The export settings are quite complex, I myself havent figured everything out, but after long research on the internet I found the perfect options for 4k export. What you need to know: 4K is NOT UHD. UHD = Ultra High Definition: 3840 × 2160 – […]

Nijmegen Sunset ( At De witte molen)

Timelapse: Sunset Nijmegen (At De Witte Molen) Nijmegen, The Netherlands Uploaded in Full4k ( 4096 x 2304 pixel ) with 21fps RAW’s: 326 Size: 6,46 GB Date: 13May2015 Recording start: 20:47 Recording end: 22:52 Start: ISO 100 | 18mm | f3.5 | 1/400s End: ISO 1000 | 18mm | f3.5 | 6s Camera: Samsung NX30 […]

De Witte Molen – The white Mill (‘t sfeerhuys – looimolen)

De Witte Molen / The white Mill (Looimolen) Nijmegen, The Netherlands Uploaded in Full4k ( 4096 x 2304 pixel ) with 21fps RAW’s: 270 Size: 4,34 GB Date: 15May2015 Recording start: 20:40 Recording end: 22:40 Start: ISO 100 | 22mm | f4.0 | 1/125s End: ISO 100 | 22mm | f4.0 | 3s Camera: Samsung […]

Nijmegen Grote Markt 1

Timelapse: Nijmegen Grote Markt 1 / Nijmegen Big Market Square JPG’s: 270 Size: 2,52 GB Date: 13April2015 Recording start: 15:35 Recording end: 15:44 ISO 400 | 25mm | f9.0 | 1/250s Camera: Samsung NX300M A lot of people passed by, a lot of them looked, but nobody asked what I was doing there! Thats something […]

Waal Constructionside 3

Waal Constructionside 3 / Waal Werkzaamheden 3 RAW’s: 300 Size: 6,83 GB Date: 17apr2015 Recording start: 15:00 Recording end: 15:30 ISO 100 | 29mm | f.4.5 | 1/500s Camera: Samsung NX300M In case you ask what those plastic stripes are: they were walls! Those plastic strips hold some kind of cubes with sand together and […]

Waal Snelbinderbridge

Waalkade Snelbinderbridge, Nijmegen, Netherlands RAW’s: 290 Size: 5,05 GB Date: 11may2015 Recording start: 20:36 Recording end: 22:28 Start: ISO 100 | 18mm | f.3.5 | 1/800s End: ISO 800 | 18mm  | f.3.5 | 4s Camera: Samsung NX300M I shot this timelapse twice, because the first time I did two things wrong. 1st.:  I read […]

Clouds over Nijmegen -unstable-

This is the non stabilized version. Click here for the stabilized version! This is a great example of a failed timelapse! The camera was absolute stable on the stativ, the stativ itself did not move on the ground. The ground itself moved! The stativ was on a bridge, and on that bridge cyclists, trains and […]

Clouds over Nijmegen City

Clouds over Nijmegen City view from the Snelbinderbrug RAW’s: 238 Size: 4,81 GB Date: 27march2015 Recording start: 16:31 Recording end: 16:51 ISO 100 | 29mm | f4.5 | 1/800s Camera: Samsung NX300M This timelapse stayed a long time in the postproduction. In the first editing in Lightroom I noticed that I edited the sky too […]

Clouds over Sakuras

Clouds over Sakuras, Dorpspark Hees, Nijmegen (The Netherlands) RAW’s: 270 Size: 5,91 GB Date: 1May2015 Recording start: 16:56 Recording end: 17:14 ISO 100 | 24mm | f22 | 1/8s Camera: Samsung NX300M I see this as a failed timelapse. The branches / sakuras are moving too much in the wind, that could be compensated by […]

Nijmegen Main Station Busstops

Nijmegen Centraal Station Bushalten RAW’s: 451 Size: 10,6 GB Date: 27march2015 Recording start: 21:37 Recording end: 21:59 ISO 2000 | 20mm | f3.5 | 1/6s Camera: Samsung NX30 Sometimes I find it remarkable that I did not get noticed while making timelapses, here are a lot of people and not a single of them asked […]

Nijmegen Tunnelweg/Quackplein

Tunnelweg / Nijmegen Centraal Station (Main Station) Busstops, view onto Quackplein RAW’s: 240 Size: 5,61 GB Date: 27march2015 Recording start: 20:52 Recording end: 21:20 ISO 250 | 40mm | f5.0 | 3.0s Camera: Samsung NX30 This is the first night timelapse that I created, with the intention to get some nice light trails of the […]

Kronenburgerpark

Kronenburgerpark, Nijmegen The Netherlands. RAW’s: 240 Size: 7,02 GB Date: 11may2015 Recording start: 16:38 Recording end: 17:05 ISO 100 | 37mm | f4.5 | 1/200s Camera: Samsung NX300M I see this timelapse as a failed one, I did not get the result that I wanted to have: I wanted to have shadows moving, people coming […]

Keizer Karelplein Fontein

Keizer Karelplein Fontain RAW’s: 241 Size: 4,97 GB Date: 24march2015 Recording start: 20:20 Recording end: 20:55 ISO 100 | 22mm | f4.0 | 3.0s Camera: Samsung NX30 I took this timelapse ON the Keizer Karelsquare Roundabout, yes indeed ON a roundabout! First I had a different fontain on the roundabout, but after the setup of […]

Joris Ivensplein

Joris Ivensplein from the Snelbinder Bridge, Nijmegen The Netherlands RAW’s: 364 Size: 9,35 GB Date: 24march2015 Recording start: 18:44 Recording end: 19:50 Start: ISO 100 | 25mm | f4.0 | 1/6s End: ISO 400 | 25 mm | f4.0 | 2.0s Camera: Samsung NX30 This is I think the first transition clip that I ever […]

Graafsebrug – Maas-Waal-Canal

RAW’s: 271 Size: 5,2GB Date: 1may2015 Recording start: 15:47 Recording end: 16:05 Date: 7april2015 ISO 100 | 18mm | f.10.0 | 1/200s Camera: Samsung NX300M I shot this timelapse on the Graafsebrug, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. This time I streamed the liveview onto my phone to be sure that the picture is straight, at home in […]

Nijmegen Main Station Depot

RAW’s: 351 Size: 5,79GB Date: 7april2015 Recording start: 20:22 Recording end: 22:23 Date: 18april2015 ISO 100 | 52mm | f.5.6 | 2,5s Camera: Samsung NX300M This timelapse was shot from the Sint Annastraat, Nijmegen (Netherlands). This is my second try, on the first try there weren’t so many trains and also not much movement. On […]

Rain on a window

Rain on a Window / Regen op een raam RAW’s: 321 Size: 5,53GB Date: 7april2015 Recording start: 0:48 Recording end: 01:31 Date: 7april2015 ISO 100 | 52mm | f.5.6 | 2,5s Camera: Samsung NX300M Rendered in 4K I shot this timelapse in a parking lot next to the Sint Annastraat in Nijmegen (Netherlands). The camera […]

Snelbinder Bridge Cyclists

Snelbinder Bridge Cyclists / Snelbinderbrug Fietsers JPG’s: 379 Size: 2,56 GB Date: 13April2015 Session start: 16:38 Session End: 17:01 ISO 100 | 20mm | f.6.3 | 1/250s Camera: Samsung NX300mM I took this timelapse in JPG, I should have taken it in RAW, because then the clouds would be more clear. In Adobe After Effects […]

Waal Construction Side

Waal Werkzaamheden / Waal Construction Side RAW’s: 301 Duration: 30minutes Date: 15th April 2015 The ‘sinking’ of the transporter was something that I did not see in real. Only after I developed this timelapse I saw that the transporter sinks into the sand due that heavy load. There were in total 2 transporters, while one […]