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Jens Schott Knudsen
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Around Dashilar in Panoramos
I have been experimenting with tilt-shift panoramas recently. I use the Canon 24mm tilt-shift with an adaptor on a Sony A7r. The results are some incredibly sharp, high-resolution pictures. I am particularly attracted to the level of detail, these pictures ...
I have been experimenting with tilt-shift panoramas recently. I use the Canon 24mm tilt-shift with an adaptor on a Sony A7r. The results are some incredibly sharp, high-resolution pictures. I am particularly attracted to the level of detail, these pictures are able to deliver.
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Beijing's Old Stock Exchange – a history of cities in 50 buildings
1/40s, f/7.1, ISO 5000, 24mm (Nikon Df) This week, I contributed a piece to the Guardian's series on "a History of Cities in 50 buildings". I wrote about the Old Beijing Stock Exchange and what it tells about the city's development. You can read it here . M...
1/40s, f/7.1, ISO 5000, 24mm (Nikon Df) This week, I contributed a piece to the Guardian's series on "a History of Cities in 50 buildings". I wrote about the Old Beijing Stock Exchange and what it tells about the city's development. You can read it here. Make sure to follow the excellent series ...
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Back to the Future: Nikon Df Impressions | Part III
1/2000s, f/5, ISO 200, 70mm In two recent posts, I have written about my experience with Nikon’s new retro-style DSLR, the Nikon Df. Nikon was kind enough to lend me the camera for a month and I’ve put the camera to use for my street and urban landscape pho...
1/2000s, f/5, ISO 200, 70mm. In two recent posts, I have written about my experience with Nikon's new retro-style DSLR, the Nikon Df. Nikon was kind enough to lend me the camera for a month and I've put the camera to use for my street and urban landscape photography.
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Autumn
1/40s, f/1.2, ISO 3200, 85mm [l(a] l(a le af fa ll s) one l iness E. E. Cummings, 1958
In this blog I seek to bring out the extraordinary in the ordinary. I also highlight events that I have covered. To view more of my work, visit my photostream on flickr or see my portfolio on this site. Purchase Prints. If you would like to purchase any images that have appeared on the site, ...
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Back to the Future: Nikon Df Impressions
1/4000s, f/2.8, ISO 100, 55mm Earlier this month, Nikon gave me a chance to try out the Nikon Df , Nikon’s new retro-style full-frame DSLR. The camera itself is beautiful, taking design cues from Nikon's 1970s-era FM film cameras. Over the last several week...
1/4000s, f/2.8, ISO 100, 55mm. Earlier this month, Nikon gave me a chance to try out the Nikon Df, Nikon's new retro-style full-frame DSLR. The camera itself is beautiful, taking design cues from Nikon's 1970s-era FM film cameras. Over the last several weeks, I've put the camera to use for the ...
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The Lakes at Night, Copenhagen
2s, f/3.5, ISO 800, 27mm Officially, the Inner Lakes of Copenhagen, the Lakes (Søerne) are a row of three small rectangular lakes on the western edge of the city center. The Lakes date back to the middle ages when they formed part of the fortifications of t...
2s, f/3.5, ISO 800, 27mm. Officially, the Inner Lakes of Copenhagen, the Lakes (Søerne) are a row of three small rectangular lakes on the western edge of the city center. The Lakes date back to the middle ages when they formed part of the fortifications of the city. The paths around the Lakes ...
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Zhangjiajie (张家界)
I was fortunate to get a chance to go to Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province last mosth. Zhangjiajie is home to Wulingyuan--a national park and UNESCO heritage site. Wulingyuan is famous for thousands of sandstone columns and dramatic rock formations and caves. T...
I was fortunate to get a chance to go to Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province last mosth. Zhangjiajie is home to Wulingyuan--a national park and UNESCO heritage site. Wulingyuan is famous for thousands of sandstone columns and dramatic rock formations and caves. The scenery served as an inspiration to ...
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Under the Guomao Bridge
15s, f/16, ISO 50, 24mm (Sony A7r; Nikkor 24mm f/2.0) Guomao Bridge at Night. The first (east-west) section of Guomao Bridge was opened to traffic in 1986 as Dabeiyao Bridge (大北窑桥). In the 90s, when the third ring road was built, a north-south lane was adde...
15s, f/16, ISO 50, 24mm (Sony A7r; Nikkor 24mm f/2.0) Guomao Bridge at Night. The first (east-west) section of Guomao Bridge was opened to traffic in 1986 as Dabeiyao Bridge (大北窑桥). In the 90s, when the third ring road was built, a north-south lane was added on top.
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Autumn
1/40s, f/1.2, ISO 3200, 85mm [l(a] l(a le af fa ll s) one l iness E. E. Cummings, 1958
In this blog I seek to bring out the extraordinary in the ordinary. I also highlight events that I have covered. To view more of my work, visit my photostream on flickr or see my portfolio on this site. Purchase Prints. If you would like to purchase any images that have appeared on the site, ...
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Back to the Future: Nikon Df Impressions | Part II
8s, f/4, ISO 400, 24mm In my last post, I shared my impressions on using Nikon's new retro-style DSLR, the Nikon Df, for my street photography. In this post, I will share some thoughts on how I thought the camera performed for the urban landscape photograph...
8s, f/4, ISO 400, 24mm. In my last post, I shared my impressions on using Nikon's new retro-style DSLR, the Nikon Df, for my street photography. In this post, I will share some thoughts on how I thought the camera performed for the urban landscape photography I do. Doing landscape photography in ...
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Guilin in 3 Days
2s, f/3.5, ISO 800, 27mm I finally got a chance to explore Guilin and YangShou. It was a short trip with packed program and I didn't get to spend as much time shooting as I would have liked. In the picture above, I was really drawn to the life by the river ...
2s, f/3.5, ISO 800, 27mm. I finally got a chance to explore Guilin and YangShou. It was a short trip with packed program and I didn't get to spend as much time shooting as I would have liked. In the picture above, I was really drawn to the life by the river side around sunset and the contrast ...
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  • Tsinghua University
    Visiting Lecturer, 2009 - present
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    Senior Associate, 2012 - present
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    Photographer, 2006 - present
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
    Associate, 2006 - 2012
  • East China University of Political Science and Law (华东政法)
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