California based photographer Noah Webb (see his web site HERE) shot this video for the song "A Thousand Bees" by Sara Lov by setting 4,664 still photographs to animation. Cool, we are seeing a lot of this type of video/photography and though it may not work well in many circumstances it certainly does have its place where this style fits well and this is one of those.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
The New York Times unveiled "LENS", a photojournalism blog presenting interesting visual and multimedia reporting, photographs, videos and slide shows. Lens will also draw images from the Times own pictorial archive dating back to the early 20th century. Check it out HERE.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
When really bad photographers take portraits this is what you get, proving that portraiture requires a skill level that not everyone attains. This is really funny stuff, and amazing to me that someone can submit work to a client like this and expect a payment. For a hell of a laugh go HERE to Awkward Family Photos.com.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
White House photographer Pete Souza has recently opened a Flickr photostream featuring behind the scenes photos at the white House, see HERE. Take a quick look at a collection of the photos put together by the Sacramento Bee photo blog, The Frame, HERE.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
The miniature effect on photographs is popular and very cool, and I have done some myself, see my posts from Friday, January 9, 09 and Sunday, January 11, 09. Here is a very cool video shot by Keith Loutit that uses this miniature effect along with time lapse shooting to create an unbelievable effect you will find very entertaining. Site HERE.
This shot of Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, taken by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda in Havana in 1960 is the most reproduced photograph in the world. The photograph used by communists, capitalists, marxists and marketers to sell ideas can be found in all corners of the world including East Timor, Africa, Israel, Lebanon, United States and Latin America. Read more about it at CNN HERE.