Posts Tagged ‘commercial’

Stunning Time-lapse through Seasons in a Commercial for Volvo

This creative time-lapse video (a commercial for Volvo) shows a beautiful outdoor scene transform from one season to another through time-lapse photography. If computer trickery wasn’t involved in the creation, then this video must have required a whole lot of patience and hard work.


Thanks for the tip, Joakim!

Commercial Shot at 600 Frames Per Second with 225K Watts of Light

What do 225,000 watts of light get you when shooting with the high-speed Phantom camera? Not much. Just ask Vincent Laforet who shot this commercial using the uber-expensive camera. Even with that much light, he still needed a 2.0 aperture. That only created more problems of staying in focus while using dolly moves in slow motion.
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Playing Freeze Tag with Canon DSLRs

“Freeze Tag” is an award-winning commercial by Canon in which people play the popular children’s game using Canon DSLR cameras instead of the boring act of tagging. Too bad magical cameras like these don’t actually exist in real life. If you’re interested in how this commercial was made, check out this behind-the-scenes video.

(via Photoxels)

Watch the Commercial that Leaked the Samsung NX100

Back in August a photo from a commercial shoot leaked onto the Internet showing a mysterious white camera rumored to be the Samsung NX100. The rumor was later confirmed with further leaks and eventually the official announcement. The commercial that was being filmed finally became public recently (seen above), and shows the new i-Function lens system in action.
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Tips for Selecting and Instructing Models

Here are a couple informative videos in which Yuri Arcurs — the best selling microstock photographer in the world — shares some advice on working with models, with everything ranging from choosing the right model to how to get the right smiles. Many of the tips (e.g. tricks for posing the head) can be helpful even if you don’t do commercial or stock photography.
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Funny Panasonic Lumix G2 Commercial

Here’s a pretty clever ad by Panasonic promoting their Lumix G2 camera. It’s fun seeing photographic terms appear in a commercial, and understanding what the terms mean make the commercial even funnier for photo enthusiasts.


Thanks for the tip, @mondostic!

Brothers Printer Ads Creatively Blend Stop Motion with Time Lapse

Here are a couple new commercials for Brothers printers that blend stop-motion and time-lapse photography in pretty interesting ways with real people. We love how the technique makes the people look like claymation figures walking around in miniature sets. The foreground is done in stop-motion while time-lapse photography provided the scenes shown in the animated paper.

It would have been crazy if they had actually printed out each individual paper of the scene on the wall.
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Simple and Creative Mixing of Lego and the Real World

London filmmaker Temujin Doran created this great little video for Lego that doesn’t involve any flashy effects or fancy camera techniques — just a child-like imagination. It won a prize at the prestigious Cannes Lions advertising festival in 2010.

This concept would work great with other toys and small objects, and can obviously be done as a series of photos as well.

Awesome Camera Flash Experiment at a Robbie Williams Concert

British musician Robbie Williams was recently featured in Nikon’s “I AM NIKON” advertising campaign, with a commercial showing a fun experiment he did at a concert in 2003. He asked his audience to pull out their cameras and, on his cue, fire off the flash. The resulting scene was pretty awesome to behold. The full clip of the experiment is above.
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Sony NEX Handycam Demo Videos

Since Sony’s announcement for the NEX-VG10 video camera, Sony has released another demo video with actual footage taken by the camera. The demo video has a slightly creepy storyline of a videographer following a girl around with the NEX-VG10. Nevertheless, the video has some gorgeous footage, filmed in Bali, that really emphasizes the camera’s ability to take advantage of  the lenses depth of field and wide apertures in low light. Also, keep watching for the clever shadow puppet show during the credits, complete with a puppet version of the NEX-VG10. Read more…