645 PRO has been designed, from the ground up, for professional and serious amateur photographers. So it works the way a camera works, not some piece of computer software. Every setting is managed directly from the camera—no layers of menus to negotiate. You have instant access to everything that can be controlled, from focus/exposure and […]
Until 2005 I was stuck with Windows, until I finally gave Apple a chance and never looked back since.
Nowadays it’s rare that you miss out on something, thanks to the internet and its many sudden notification systems. The more stunned I was when I stumbled upon “Empire Avenue”, which is an awesome stock market simulation. The twist is, you are a stock, and so are you friends. Wikipedia explains it better than I […]
The Social Memories of Jakob Montrasio. Review Today my “Social Memories” book arrived. It’s a new book service that DHL offers. The Facebook application diggs thru your Facebook account and creates a book based on a timeframe that you can edit and ships it to you.
There are great HDR tutorials on the internet, but many or most of them require you to invest an hour or even more into the editing of a single image. The problem is, I don’t have that kind of time! HDR is an hobby, and sometimes I’ve got really little time for it. But I […]
Since a certain government decided that websites such as Facebook or Twitter could harm the harmony, they were unavailable here in Shanghai. When that happened in 2005, I actually asked my wife to call the internet company and to tell them that I am a foreigner, hoping that they’d ‘unblock’ my line completely. Well, that […]
So, the Skyscraper Museum put together an awesome walkthrough for the current Shanghai exhibition. You can start here. It gives you an great impression of the exhibition. There’s even a new video that I shot while I was in New York, walking through the exhibition. Have a look and enjoy! PUXI: OVERVIEW, originally uploaded by […]
Wow, this is pretty interesting. Jetzt fand die Zeitung “Beijing Shibao” doch noch das Haar in der Suppe: Das Feuerwerk, diese Kunstform mit so großer Tradition in China, war gefälscht. Zumindest ein Teil davon. Ein Angestellter der Video-Produktionsfirma “Shui Jing Shi” gab gegenüber dem Blatt zu, dass man einen Teil der spektakulären Feuerwerke zuvor aufgezeichnet […]
Yesterday night, I finally managed to finish the last mission. I’m now 70-something percent through the game, only having side missions and other stuff left. But I’m not gonna play that anymore. I am so damn bored from the game! I’ve played GTA. GTA II. GTA III. Vice City. San Andreas. I enjoyed them all, […]
Is this not the most insane building in the world? You can buy a print of this image at imagekind. digg this pic. About the building: The project was started in september 2004 following a review of the design by a panel of Chinese experts. The construction is scheduled to be completed in time to […]
Jewelz – Mermaid (Original Mix) Originally uploaded by Montrasio International 3.318 pictures were used in this video. Shot entirely in Shanghai, China. Jewelz’ track was produced by Pete Tong’s Bedroom Bedlam and can be bought on beatport.com. Watch or download the full length version here! The images were taken with a Nikon D50 and batch […]