Posts Tagged ‘video’

Afghanistan Viewed In a Different Light

Unfortunately, when most of us hear the name Afghanistan, we think of a worn torn country. Lukas & Salome Augustin, of Augustin Pictures, set out to show the country they love from a different perspective: one filled with love, joy and hope.

The Most Creative Stop Motion Video I Have Ever Seen

Steven Briand, aka BURAYAN, created this incredibly creative stop motion video using various paper sculptures. The reason why I think it’s so successful is because he takes advantage of the limitations of stop motion, thereby allowing him to create surprising yet believable transformations. What else can I say except it’s fantastic!

Pogo Stick Point of View

With the availability of portable cameras, people are continually recording themselves performing various activities. XPogo continues the trend with their video which shows the POV of someone hopping around on a pogo stick.

MIT Creates a Camera that Captures at the Speed of Light (1 Trillion FPS)

Believe it or not, MIT researchers have created a new method of capturing video at high speeds. At one trillion frames per second, their footage is so fast that you are able to watch as the light passes through a scene. Since it’s difficult to accurately sample every frame at that speed, they need to capture the scene several times in order to produce a fluid video.

Stippling Portrait Made from 3 Million Dots

Miguel Endara created this incredibly realistic image of his father by using a technique called stippling. Over the course of 210 hours he figures he created more than 3 million dots. Believe it or not, he only used 1 pen for the entire drawing. Watch the time lapse video which shows Miguel working his magic after the jump.

X is for X-Ray Interactive Book

X is for X-Ray is an interactive book for the iPad. Written by Hugh Turvey, the book allows users to see what every day objects look like when viewed by an X-Ray. Users simply swipe downwards on the screen to turn the viewing mode from regular to X-Ray.

17 Years of Photography Shown Through 500 Cameras

George Eastman House has released a book covering the last 170 of Photographic Innovation. The following video shows Curator Todd Gustavson talking about specific highlights from the book.

The Making of the 2012 Pirelli Calendar – NSFW

The 39th edition of the Pirelli calendar, shot by Mario Sorrenti, is complete. It features 25 photographs, 18 of which are black & white, and 7 that are in colour. Watch the behind the scenes video after the break which features Isabeli Fontana, Natasha Poly, Saskia de Brauw, Lara Stone, Joan Smalls, Guinevere Van Seenus, Malgosia, Edita Vilkevicute, Kate Moss, Milla Jovovich, Margareth Made, and Rinko Kikuchi.

Please note there is nudity so this video is not safe for work.

This is Why You Need To Hire a Real Photographer

Although this is an old video, I have not seen it before, and it is quite comical. This is exactly why you should view a wedding photographer’s portfolio before signing an agreement. Here’s a tip: If you ask your wedding photographer what speed their lens is and they reply “I don’t know”, they’re not a real photographer!

This Aquos Phone has Amazing Image Stabilization

The Aquos SH-01D phone has some incredible image stabilization, as shown by the following video. I’m not sure what else to say other than you have to see it to believe it.