If you’re looking to get into filmmaking, there are plenty of tips and tricks to learn that will make your life a lot easier and make your footage stand out from the get-go.
There is a new lens player in town – IRIX, looks like they are there to compete with Rokinon, Sigma and other prime lens makers. Their first lens is a 15mm f/2.4 full frame prime, and it looks delicious.
We had a chat with the European branch of IRIX a few days ago in the UK Photography show and we are impressed.
If you’re looking for your weekly dose of inspiration, we have it for you.
This time, it comes in the form of a TED video wherein conservation photographer Thomas Paschak shares his story of what it is that drives him to capture the work he does and how he hopes to make a difference through the images he captures. [Read more…]
‘Sometimes, the complexity of simplicity makes us fail to preserve the fundament of all we are and all we represent’.
This is the opening line for the description of ‘SINGULARITY’, a mesmerizing macro video by award-winning photographer Roman De Giuli. And while it might seem contrived, it couldn’t be more true.
That’s because this psychedelic adventure was captured with nothing more than glass components, various liquids and fabric dyes, all of which come together to create a visual feast for those who enjoy out of this world imagery. [Read more…]
I’m sure I’m not the only one who spent countless hours playing around with Spirographs as a kid. Right? You know, those strange gear-like devices that were used in conjunction with a drawing utensil of some sort to create a strangely organized geometric shape from what should’ve been a bunch of scribbles.
Now, imagine if someone were to replicate that, but in the form of a long-exposure light painting photo. Because that’s exactly what YouTuber Wayne Schmidt did with a device he calls a Harmonograph. [Read more…]
When you think of DJI’s Osmo camera, timelapse photography likely isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But, as it turns out, the gimbal-stabilized 4K footage from the DJI Osmo is a perfect solution to creating incredible hyperlapse videos. [Read more…]
Photography has all sorts of ‘rules’ that we’re told to adhere to: thirds, inverse square, golden mean and so on.
While these rules certainly help build the foundation of any great photographer, it’s important to remember to break the rules and step out of the mould every once in a while to learn and gain new insights.
UPDATE: this giveaway has ended, see the winner at the end of the post, thanks Triggertrap and 3LT for the awesome prizes.
Timelapses are awesome and so is high speed photography. if only there was a device that can do them both….
Oh wait… Triggertrap connects your camera to your smartphone and uses all the phone’s sensors to make timelapses, star trails, bursting balloons, breaking eggs, night to day sequences, water splashes and so much more. If only there was some place nifty to put your camera while shooting all this awesomeness. Oh wait, we are also giving away a 3 Legged Thing Evo 3 Brian tripod. so you really will be getting a full kit for just about any advanced tech shooting. The complete package is after the jump, but retail value is about $500, depending on your camera.