Photojournalist Andy Aitchison (46) was recently arrested after photographing protests at Napier Barracks in Folkestone, UK. He was reportedly arrested on suspicion of criminal damage for taking photos. In other words – for doing his job. He believes it’s censorship, and some serious concerns have been raised about media freedom.
Less than a week ago, we posted about a possible drone collision with an incoming flight at an airport in Mexico. Now, we read about confirmed idiot sightings at Gatwick Airport in London, England. According to the BBC, at least two drones were spotted flying near the airport, which prompted them to ground all flights and shut the place down.
This shutdown has stranded around 10,000 passengers, with a further 6,000 diverted, and 4,000 on planes that didn’t take off, says Mail Online. Many were forced to sleep on the planes in which they were trapped. Up to 100,000 people are facing disruption today.
The ideas and techniques behind timelapse videos keep getting better. But it seems that filmmaker Rob Whitworth even goes beyond possible. After big cities like Dubai, Istanbul or Shanghai, this time, Rob takes you to a smaller, but charming city. It’s his hometown – Norwich, England.
The city is famous for its beautiful cathedral, and Rob’s video shows it in flow motion that will make you feel like you’re there with him. So if you haven’t visited this city yet, let this video guide you through its famous cathedral. There’s a lot to enjoy, and Rob turned it into a fascinating video.
Recently me and Joseph Parry got to collaborate with lighting equipment company Pixapro, on a promotional shoot to showcase how their equipment can be used on location, and in various environments. The Maiden is the first of these shoots. Shoots can be born in many ways, The Maiden was birthed from an idea I had a while back walking through the infamous Cottingley woods, which is not too far from where I live.[Read More…]
The last place most people would expect to find portraits being shot is behind the back of a fish and chip shop. But, thats’ exactly what happens at Kazam Hakimi’s place on Oxford’s Iffley Road.
He started his OX4 project, named after the area’s postcode, to create a “tapestry” of the characters that frequent his business.
East London resident, Martin Le-May captured a once in a lifetime event while visiting Hornchurch Country Park with his wife in hopes that she would be able to see a green woodpecker for the first time. They were not disappointed. After hearing a distressed squawk, which was promptly followed by a quick green flash. He pointed the bird out to his wife as they both focused their binoculars on the bird, still unclear of all that they were in store for.[Read More…]