In a decade of iconic moments, the 1989 film footage of a solitary man standing in front of a column of Chinese tanks in Tiananmen Square, must surely rate at the very top. It was a moment when the world witnessed how strongly the desire for freedom can manifest itself in an individual. Now a new […]
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For most photographers, Yosemite National Park will be forever associated with the great Ansel Adams. His iconic images have become a benchmark for landscape photographers worldwide. Technology and techniques have marched on since Adam’s day and one of the most dynamic and visually arresting trends in modern, digital photography is that of the time-lapse sequence. In this fantastic video, visual artist Shawn Reeder demonstrates his not inconsiderable talents in the field with his incredible sequences of Yosemite.
In this short video, photographer RJ Hidson demonstrates a fairly simple set up to get very striking multiple exposure images using Nikon SB-800 and SB-900 flashguns: The key points to shooting these images are as follows: Set the camera up on a tripod and use a long exposure time of around 3–4 seconds The exposure […]
He’s probably one of the most recognizable people you’ve never heard of. The face of countless stock images, yet a name that means little to most people. Jesper Bruun is “the world’s most downloaded man.” In this short video, Brazilian photographer Fernando Martins tracks down the man behind a million pictures: Studio photographer Fernando Martins […]
Never work with children or animals—or so goes the old actors’ adage. No such fears for Zoo Studios though, who spend their days photographing animals of all shapes and sizes. In this video we see them at work with a number of cockatoos from Cockatoo Chaos in Australia: The first challenge is to set up […]
For many people the recent developments in 3D cinema and television may seem like new technology, but in fact they are deeply rooted in the decades old technique of anaglyph 3D. Anaglyph 3D is where two separate images are shot from slightly different positions to create a 3D effect in a 2D image. There are […]
April 15, 2012, marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic and was celebrated with events all over the world. Photographer Amy Lynn has created her own tribute with this photo shoot, although it is–in reality–more of a homage to the James Cameron film than to the ship itself: Using models with a […]
Setting someone on fire may seem a little extreme just to get a photograph, but that’s what photographer Benjamin Von Wong does in this video: Unconventionally, Benjamin put a post on Facebook asking if anyone wanted to be set on fire. Up stepped his friend, Jo Gorsky, and from there they put together a small […]
In recent years the boundaries between cinematography and photography have become increasingly blurred. In this incredible video from Variable Productions, we can see how closely aligned they are: Taken at the unique Hindi festival of Holi, the film was shot on the Phantom Flex, a camera that can capture up to 2,570 frames a second […]
As smartphone cameras improve, manufacturers are going to great length to prove how effective these little devices are at capturing and uploading images quickly. Far from being a gimmick, the image quality from these smartphones has become good enough to produce professional looking photos and video for next to nothing. This advertising production is a classic example of what can be achieved with a smartphone, a lot of skydiving talent, a big budget, and a little creativity.