Articles tagged "inspiration"

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This 12K NYC flyover video was captured with three 8K RED Weapon Monstro VV cameras

LA-based director and cinematographer Phil Holland of PHFX recently joined forces with Gotham Film Works to create something out-of-this-world. Using a special aerial camera array, Holland shot a flyover of New York City using not one, not two, but three 8K RED Weapon Monstro VistaVision cameras.

Tutorial: How to light paint product photo backgrounds on the cheap

This product photo was captured using two speedlights to light the bottle, a smartphone to light paint the background, and some Photoshop to pull it all together. Watch the video to see how product photographer Dustin Dolby did it.

Shooting Greenland in Winter: Part 2 - The Better Part of Winter

In Part 2 of his series on shooting Greenland, landscape photographer Erez Marom is treated to some gorgeous winter weather, and a spectacular display of the aurora borealis over Uummannaq.

Video: How to pack for a two-month photo expedition

In this 20-minutes video, outdoor photographer Dave Morrow walks you through every piece of gear he took on a two-month adventure through Oregon, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho and California.

FRAMES, Chapter 1: What it's like shooting a 24-hour endurance car race

Follow professional motorsport photographer Jamey Price as he photographs one of the most prestigious endurance car races in the world: the TOTAL 24-hours of Spa in Belgium.

Video: Remember that your gear is more advanced than Ansel Adams'

In his latest video, Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography shares his thoughts on how equipment nowadays is seen less as a means to an end, and more as the end in and of itself.

Behind the scenes of Himalaya Bound: Images of nomads in north India

In 2009, photographer Michael Benanav joined a family from the nomadic Van Gujjar tribe on their annual journey from the lowland jungles of the Shivalik Hills to the alpine meadows of the Himalayas. This is the story behind the images he captured.

Video: How to find the best natural light for portraits

As part of his ongoing ‘Good Light’ YouTube series, London-based photographer Sean Tucker has created a simple tutorial on how to find good natural light for portraits.

Composite timelapse combines Death Valley's night sky with New York City's streets

Timelapse filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic created this surreal composite timelapse that combines the pristine skies over Death Valley and The Grand Canyon with the bustling streets of New York City.

Frozen Warriors: Capturing the mighty musk ox in its natural habitat

Photographer Chris Schmid recently embarked on an ambitious project to document one of the most resilient animals on Earth: the musk ox. He hopes his film and photos will highlight this arctic animal's plight, and raise awareness around the effects of climate change.

Sony World Photography Awards reveals 2018 Open category and National Awards winners

The 10 Open category winners revealed this week will duke it out for $5,000 in prize money and the title of Open Photographer of the Year. The winner will be revealed on April 19th, alongside the Professional category winners.

Photo story of the week: Flowing under a solar storm

Erez Marom shares the details behind this beautiful aurora photograph, captured on Haukland Beach in the Lofoten Islands, Arctic Norway, on a moonless evening.

Large format macro: a crazy wet plate photography experiment

How do you shoot macro photography on an 18x24cm large format wet plate camera? You 'connect' two large format cameras together! That's how wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter did it, and you can read about the whole process in this article.

Behind the scenes: Shooting Lamborghinis in the snow

Motorsports photojournalist Jamey Price recently flew to Canada with Lamborghini for the car company's Winter Accademia 2018, where clients get to drive the latest Lamborghini supercars on snow and ice. Yes... it is exactly as awesome as it sounds.

Video: 360° 8K timelapse of the aurora borealis during a lunar eclipse

Photographer William Briscoe captured the beautiful two-for-one timelapse just outside Fairbanks, Alaska on January 31st, braving -31°F (-35°C) temperatures to get the shot.

Photo story of the week: Locomotion

Photographer Drew Hopper share the story behind this photo, which was captured on the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam. For Drew, the best way to capture the bustle of Hoi An's streets was to lean into it, pulling movement into his street photography.

Ben Von Wong used two tons of E-waste to create these futuristic portraits

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong recently teamed up with computer manufacturer Dell to try and make recycling "cool." Together, they took about two tons of electronic waste, and used it to build three futuristic scenes that show how e-waste can be used to power the future of tech

2018 Sony World Photography Awards shortlist revealed

This year, the Sony World Photography Awards received nearly 320,000 entries from all across the globe, which have been whittled down to just 200 shortlisted images. Here are 30 'highlights' from both the Professional and Open competitions.

Behind the scenes: Shooting a motion time-lapse in the Canadian wilderness

Photographer Florian Nick spent six weeks in the Canadian wilderness capturing this Vimeo Staff Pick timelapse. Find out why and how he did it in this detailed behind the scenes guest post.

Shooting wet plate collodion double exposures... handheld

After years of planning and dreaming, wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter finally accomplished one of his crazier goals: shooting wet plate collodion photography... handheld.

Landscape photography: Don't miss the moment for the photo

Photographer Mitch Green penned this op-ed to remind landscape photographers that their art is about a lot more than the pixels they capture. In the pursuit of timeless photography, don't miss the moment for the photo.

How I built a large-format (8x10) video camera

Photographer Zev Hoover built something awesome: an 8x10 large format camera rig that can capture digital stills *and* video! In this article, he explains how he did it and shares some of his results.

NatGeo's George Steinmetz on capturing Africa 'from a flying lawn chair'

National Geographic aerial photographer George Steinmetz recently took to the TED stage, where he explained how shooting from a motorized paraglider has given him a unique vantage point on the landscapes, wildlife, and even the cultures below.

DJI reveals the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel aerial photography contest

The Grand Prize went to Arctic and wildlife photographer Florian Ledoux for his top-down photograph of a polar bear, captured with a Phantom 4 Pro drone.

Eight tips for photographing your first hot air balloon festival

Photographer Elliot Nahm loves shooting hot air balloon festivals, and he wants to spread some of that joy. Here are his top tips for newbies who want to capture great photos of these colorful events.

Learn about Photoshop blending modes in just 8 minutes

Confused about what all those layer blending modes do in Photoshop? Well, you don’t need to be any more. Jesus Ramirez has made an excellent short video tutorial that explains each mode in simple and easily-understood terms.

Wedding photography inspiration: MyWed reveals 2017 Award winners

Some good inspiration for current and aspiring wedding photographers out there. If you shoot images like these, you're bound to stand out from the crowd and give your clients that "wow" factor.

Structure: Moving 4K close-ups shot at up to 1000x magnification

In his video Structure, photographer Drew Geraci shows how everyday objects become fascinating landscapes when captured in moving 4K shots at up to 1000x magnification.

Nine straight-forward tips from an award-winning travel photographer

In this quick video, award-winning travel photographer Bob Holmes shares nine of his most basic and straightforward tips for finding great images, even when you're in a rut.

Hasselblad reveals the winners of the 2018 Masters Awards

Eleven lucky photographers will be receiving a Hasselblad medium format kit after beating over 31,000 submissions to win their categories in the Hasselblad Masters competition.

Shooting Kīlauea Volcano, Part 3: At Sea

In part three of his series on shooting lava flows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, landscape photographer Erez Marom shares his experience shooting lava flows from a boat—an incredible, and incredibly challenging, experience.

The Wait: A beautiful ode to patience and wildlife photography

Travel to Romania's Carpathian mountains with wildlife photographer Michel D'Oultremont, and watch as he waits over a week to capture the perfect bison photograph. Inspiration at its best.

Our favorite finalists from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

The finalist of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 have been announced: 40 wacky photos that are bound to put a smile on your face. Here are our favorites.

19 inspiring entries from the Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards have released 19 of the best entries so far as a teaser, meant to inspire and remind photographers that there's only one month left to submit to the contest.

Chaos, color, and community: 10 days in India

Resource Travel's Brandon Cunningham recently joined The Giving Lens for a 10-day adventure in India. A trip he won't soon forget, to a country that left him in "sensory and soul overload."

Photographer Dad creates epic Star Wars Christmas card for his family

Photographer Josh Rossi decided to go big for this year's Christmas card, so he recreated the Star Wars: The Last Jedi poster using himself, his wife, and their two kids.

Video: Incredible 1,000fps slow-motion 4K lightning footage

Director of Photography Dustin Farrell drove over 20,000 miles with his Phantom Flex4K camera in 2017 to capture this incredible reel of storm chasing footage. Put your headphones on, turn down the lights, and be sure to set the resolution to 4K.

Photo story of the week: A spectacular wedding shoot in Norway

Read the story behind this gorgeous wedding photo captured at Trolltunga in Norway by husband and wife duo Priscila Valentina Photography. The 14 hour hike in the rain that preceded this shot was TOTALLY worth it.

Ultra-creative NYC 'layer-lapse' plays with night and day... and your mind

By combining his skills as a time-lapse filmmaker and an engineer, Julian Tryba created this out-of-this-world creative 'layer-lapse' of New York City that alternates between night and day in time with the music.

Shooting an Olympic sailor in action using remote high speed sync

Photographer Terry McDonagh takes us behind the scenes for a wet and windy photo shoot with Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy.

Photo story of the week: Fire and Ice

Landscape photographer Erez Marom shares the short story behind this gorgeous 2AM sunrise shot, captured on Disco Bay in Greenland.

These are the winners of the UK’s Landscape Photographer of the Year contest

The UK's 'Landscape Photographer of the Year' competition has crowned its 2017 winners. From simple and expansive landscapes to dramatic skies, see them for yourself.

Photo story of the week: I Am Legend

Read the story behind this beautiful portrait of a hiker standing against a foggy landscape in the forest on the isle of Yakushima.

Photo story of the week: Dubai draped in fog

Travel photographer Elia Locardi tells the story behind this gorgeous (and rare) panorama of the Dubai cityscape draped in fog.

From the sidelines to the driver's seat: A photographer's evolution

One of the most amazing things about photography, is how your camera has the ability to open doors and put you right in the middle of the action. Ken Sklute has experienced this many times in his career—here are just three of those stories.

Behind the scenes: Ben Von Wong dangled everyday athletes off a skyscraper for Nike

When Nike sent photographer Ben Von Wong a challenge in the mail, he didn't write back with some half-hearted idea... he decided to hang 'everyday athletes' off a skyscraper instead.

Photo story of the week: Colors of the Arctic

Landscape photographer Erez Marom tells the story behind this beautiful, surreal looking photograph of a perfectly-reflected iceberg surrounded by sunset colors.

The 7 Commandments of Great Photo Walks

Seven simple rules to make sure you get the most out of your next photography outing.

Incredible microscopic close-ups of a peacock feather

Super macro photographer Can Tuncer captured these incredible close-ups of a single peacock feather using a special setup and three different microscope lenses.

Video: Four common composition mistakes and what to do instead

Correct these four common composition mistakes and your photos will be more balanced, tell a better story, and lead your viewer's eye where you want it to go.

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