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Stabilized video, 360-degree photography, and drone flying at Hvaler

Drone Footage From Kystmuseet Hvaler

As a digital strategist and editor at the museum, I have the rare chance to be at the cutting edge of new digital technology’s potential.

What I like the most is when I am able to convert a technically difficult element into something that my college colleagues can understand.

To demonstrate general presentation techniques and tools, I often set up a practical demonstration, such as in this example: I created a 4K slow motion movie which used footage from the Hvaler Coastal Museum’s apple orchard and added sound effects of birds, bees, and wind.

Watch the short video from Hvaler Coastal Museum’s apple orchard

Also, my interest is in experimenting with a 360-degree camera to provide our visitors with a better immersive experience.

I have mapped all rooms at the museum using 360-degree cameras. This technology allows the public to virtually visit and see inside these buildings even when they are not physically accessible.

With your finger or your computer mouse, take a look around the room.

Kjartan Abel

Musical storyteller and visual/performance artist who produces unique multidisciplinary works incorporating technologies such as mixed reality, computer graphics, animation, audio, and found objects. He graduated from The Slade School of Fine Art with an MFA in Fine Art Media and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Kingston University.

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