Posts Tagged ‘creative’

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and ideas you can do the next time you’re in search of ideas.
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Photographer Stages Playful Scenes to Bring Everyday Things to Life

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Animated Photography” is an ongoing project by photographer ErAn Croitoru, who stages and shoots creative scenes with everyday objects that turn them into living creatures.
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Double Exposure Portraits of City Council Members and Things Important to Them

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Photojournalist Kyle Grantham of The News Journal in Delaware recently shot a creative series of portraits of the city council members of Wilmington, Delaware. Each of the images is a double exposure photo showing the member blended with a subject of their choice.
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The Worlds First Hyperlapse, Shot in 1995 on a Bolex 16mm Film Camera

Hyperlapses, or timelapses with the camera traveling great distances, have become all the rage these days, but have you ever wondered how far back the technique goes? The short film above, titled “Pacer,” was captured back in 1995 using a Bolex 16mm film camera. It is being called the world’s oldest hyperlapse.
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Check Out This ‘Rocket Launcher’ Camera Made with an Olympus Air and 300mm Lens

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Here’s one crazy way to use the new Olympus Air wireless modular camera: “rocket launcher” style. The photographer above attached the Olympus Air to a 300mm lens, flipped the lens upside down, and used the tripod mount ring to attach a smartphone live view and a magnifying loupe.
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How I Created a Shot of Myself Falling in the Kitchen with Food Flying Everywhere

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So I recently had this crazy idea in my head and some free time. The idea was to have myself falling over in the kitchen with tea and biscuits flying everywhere. Here’s a walkthrough showing how I created the image with carefully shot photos and Photoshop.
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These Space Photos Were Made by Scanning Things Found in a Kitchen

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For the past couple of years, photographer Navid Baraty has been experimenting with the idea of creating photographs of the universe without having to leave his home… and without having to point a camera up at the sky. His WANDER Space Probe series of images may resemble photos captured by NASA using its Hubble telescope camera, but the photos were actually created by putting ordinary kitchen items on an Epson flatbed scanner.
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Guy Makes a 365-Day Proposal Video by Popping the Question Every Day for a Year

Here’s a 365-day project that took a tremendous amount of planning and dedication. On January 8, 2014, Dean Smith decided that he wanted to ask his girlfriend Jennifer to be his wife. He also had a crazy idea for how to do so: a 365-day video-a-day project, synced to music.

So, for every day over the next year, Smith captured a short clip of himself popping the question with a whiteboard. He also carefully planned it so that each of the 365 clips was part of a lip-synced music video. The entire project can be seen in the video above.

Cosmos: Abstract Images Created by Destroying Star Photo Film Slides with Bacteria

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Without context, the images in Cosmos by photographer Marcus DeSieno may look like colorful and abstract images created with some mysterious method. Read the description and captions, and you may experience a sense of revulsion.

Each of the photos was created by introducing photographic film to bacteria collected from various places, both unusual and ubiquitous. The microscopic organisms eat away at the film, creating a series of abstract artworks.
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Photographer Proposes by Flashing the Big Question Onto His Girlfriend’s Portrait Backdrop

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Three years ago, photographer Marvin Lewis and his then-girlfriend-of-5-years Amanda Marie began an annual tradition of doing a photo shoot on their anniversary. For this year’s photo shoot on the couple’s 8th annivesary, Lewis decided to make it extra special by asking Amanda to marry him.

The way he popped the question involves photography in a clever way: he projected the big question onto the studio backdrop using his off-camera flash, allowing Amanda to see it when she reviewed the photo on the back of the DSLR.
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