Ane Østergaard aka Band Ane is one of my favorite musicians at the moment. Playful and very unconventional, her music is 'electronic' and dreamy. This is an old clip from the Skanderborg Festival in Denmark that I keep coming back to.
Hang around to the end and see her crazy dance moves :)
...and here's two more from her.
The Danish chef, Rasmus Kofoed, brings another colonary price to Denmark. A former bronze and silver medalist, Rasmus is the only contender to ever have participated three times.
He was a co-owner and chef at the Michelin-stared, now closed, Geranium Restaurant in Copenhagen. The restaurant will re-open at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen this summer.
This is an ungraded version of this video: vimeo.com/12124252
If you wanted a more true to life color rendition of the island of Sao Miguel, this is the video to watch.
I used Magic Bullet Looks for 'contrast', 'exposure' and some colorless gradual neutral density filters.
I love planning vacations and this vacation had been 'underway' for over a year. I use Google maps / Google Earth to 'scout' locations (see: pixelviking.com/blog/2010/2/17/sao-miguel-azores-here-i-come.html), so 75% of everything you see in this video is from locations that I found via the Panoramio images in Google Earth. The rest are chosen 'on location'.
I chose to stay at Furnas Lake Villas furnaslakevillas.pt after seeing their website. Who wouldn't enjoy that? Well, I did anyway... :)
Had I had the extra money, I would have rented a bigger car than the small Nissan Micra, which turned out to be too small for the gravel roads, especially since the winter had been very wet and the roads were in bad condition. I could of course just have stayed on the 'real' roads but what's the fun in that :)
I hope these 9 minutes and 28 seconds don't feel too long. I did my best to push the camcorder to its limits and the work in post also went beyond what I've ever done before. I hope that you at least get a good idea about what there is to see in this 'almost' paradise...
Sony PMW-EX1R ...camcorder
Manfrotto 535 MPRO ...tripod legs
Manfrotto 503HDV ...fluid head
Manfrotto 682B ...monopod
Singh-Ray LB ColorCombo ...warming polarizer (77mm filter)
Sony Vegas Pro 9.0e
Magic Bullet Looks