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Impossible Photography by Erik Johansson: TED Talk

Impossible Photography by Erik Johansson: TED Talk

A recent TED TALK by digital artist, Erik Johansson has raised a few eyebrows among the photography crowd for more than a couple reasons. While most will agree that his photography skills are far above average, critics argue that the real art behind his work comes in Photoshop. For those of you not familiar with Johansson’s work, he is a well know image manipulator that combines multiple photographs resulting in a single photograph that would be otherwise impossible to take with a camera.

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Yosemite Time-lapse Photography

Yosemite Time-lapse Photography

Yosemite National Park spans over 700,000 acres and is home to some of North Americas most diverse wildlife. The park’s sweeping valleys, lush with ancent sequoia trees, perfectly complement the giant granite slopes and waterfalls that fall from them. Yosemite is, without a doubt, a true nature photographers playground. So much in fact, a section of the park is named in honor of famous photographer, Ansel Adams. Colin Delehanty recently spent four days with a fellow photographer, Sheldon Niel, to create this four minute timelapse of the park.

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New Upcoming Photoshop Features

New Upcoming Photoshop Features

Over the course of the past couple weeks the Adobe Photoshop team has been rolling out a series of videos highlighting selected features of the popular photo editing software. In a video done by Photoshop Senior Product Manager, Bryan O’Neil Hughes, users are given an example and brief tutorial on the Content Aware Fill function using the ability to paste pixel data from any area of the photograph. Learn more about Content Aware Fill in the following video.

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Airplane Window Time-lapse from San Francisco to Paris

Airplane Window Time-lapse from San Francisco to Paris

In this two-minute long time-lapse, photographers from Beep Show, illustrate the cross-continental flight from San Francisco, California to Paris, France. The video starts at take-off and ends on landing; however, it is noted that the beginning and ending of the video are 3D models that were rendered because of restrictions that are set in place prohibiting the use of electronic devices during these stages of flight, though there is a lot of debate over the truth of those statements. You can judge for yourself here.

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Action Sequence Photography Tips with Strobe Lighting

Action Sequence Photography Tips with Strobe Lighting

Professional snowmobiler and X-Games Gold Medalist, Justin Hoyer, teamed up with photographer Andy Kawa to create a freestyle snowmobile action sequence using high speed strobes and a Nikon D300. Take a tour of the shoot here. Using only two strobes, Kawa fixed one lamp on Hoyer’s take-off ramp and had an assistant man the second lamp to manually track Hoyer as he flew through the air on his snowmobile.

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Kodachrome Film Documentary

Kodachrome Film Documentary

Kodachrome revolutionized the world of photography, bringing color into a world that was previously seen in black in white. In the mid-1930’s Kodak began marketing the film to the public as a 16mm movie film. The popularity of the film created a demand for the film to be produced in other formats. Shortly after, Kodachrome was available not just as movie film, but also in 35mm and 120 for use in still cameras. The use of the slide film was wide spread and stayed at the forefront of color photography for decades to follow. Known for its vibrant color saturation, sharpness, and archival qualities Kodachrome will go down in history as one of the notable film processes.

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Walking Across America: Time-lapse Project

Walking Across America: Time-lapse Project

The filmmaking collective known as Conscious Minds are known for using conceptual ideas in producing spots for the internet. When they teamed up with Levi’s, in 2010, they produced the viral video, “Guy Walks Across America.” The two-minute short features a timelapse of the crew’s journey across the United States. In making the film, the group employed the popular Canon 5D MKII to capture the trip. The director of the film also mentions the use of an Apple iPad, which was used to set up the proper framing of each shot.

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HDR Photo Tutorial

HDR Photo Tutorial

Photographer, Rob Hanson, has taken the time to create a detailed video tutorial to teach viewers how to make HDR photographs. The five part video series exams the editing process from start to finish. Hanson takes a set of three identical photographs at different exposures and combines them to create one perfectly exposed image. He uses a variety of programs throughout the series to create the finished product including Adobe Photoshop and a collection of plugins and filters to accompany it.

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Clouds in Time-lapse Photography: The Unseen Sea

Clouds in Time-lapse Photography: The Unseen Sea

The Unseen Sea, a timelapse video by San Francisco, California based photographer, Simon Christen, has gone viral on Vimeo, racking up over 1.5 million views since it has been posted. The camera work seen here took place at various locations throughout San Francisco over the course of a year. I am always shooting in full manual mode and then adjust the exposure as the light changes. The exposure really varies depending on the shot. For example a bright city needs shorter shutter speeds then fog illuminated by moon light. The night shots take a little while to capture all the light.

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How to Make a Mobile Portrait Studio for Events: Burning Man

How to Make a Mobile Portrait Studio for Events: Burning Man

As a photographer, you never know when the perfect opportunity to take photograph is going to come around. You have to always be prepared for the unexpected. For a portrait photographer who is used to working with a full studio light setup, that can be very tricky. To make matters worse, when photographer Eric Schwabel wanted to photograph The Burning Man festival in 2010, he had to add sweltering temperatures and frequent dust storms to the equation. Schwabel’s remedy to the discouraging elements was to construct a suit to hold his two Profoto Pro-b2 kits and Pro-7 heads. You can see the rig and some of his stunning results here.

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