Posts Tagged ‘creative’

How to Quickly & Easily Set Up a Webcam to Take Perfect Midair Shots Every Time

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Getting shots of people in midair can be a source of fun and fascination, but making them requires either a fair investment in remote triggers or a surplus of time and luck.

With a little bit of ingenuity, however, mechanical engineer Andrew Maxwell-Parish (aka Electric Slim) has made the process easy, cheap and reliable using a laptop, webcam and open-source software. Read more…

Making a Rotating Room Set for a Gravity Defying Shoot for Just $350

North Webster, Indiana-based photographer and videographer Justin Fredrick Clark recently shared this awesome behind-the-scenes video showing how he and some other guys at his church built a rotating room for just $350 (granted, they already had access to some pretty serious equipment) for a creative work project.
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The Falcon is a Stop-Motion Film Created Using Only Vintage Camera Parts

“The Falcon” is a creative little steampunk-style stop-motion film created by photographer and animator Scot Hampton. The style is unique in that the film is composed entirely of pieces of vintage cameras.
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How to Make a DIY Point-and-Shoot with a 3D Printer and Parts from RadioShack

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Hey, not everybody wants a homemade gun. So how about using that 3D printer you’ve borrowed to make your own home-brew point-and-shoot digital camera?

DIY portal Instructables now has directions to do just that, thanks to creator Randy Sarafan‘s plans — including a downloadable template to print the body — and RadioShack’s mighty JPEG Color Camera Board to go inside. The final product would make a fine companion to the OpenReflex 3D-printable film SLR for those ready to go digital. Read more…

Please Draw Me a Wall: Creative Photos of People Interacting with Graffiti

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French photographer Julien Coquentin‘s series Please Draw Me a Wall is a curious combination of street art and photography. By having his subjects (sometimes himself) interact with wall art as if it were real, he creates fantasy worlds using only a few props and drawings that some call art and others defacement. Read more…

Groom Wears Glasses Camera to Capture Wedding from His Point of View

When technology and marketing director Michael Kammes got married to the love of his life earlier this year, he wanted to capture some footage from a unique perspective that most people don’t get to see: the groom’s. Using a 1080p keychain camera, he created what may be the first ever pair of groom point-of-view hidden camera glasses.

The video above are the highlights of the footage, captured throughout the ceremony and reception.
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Striped Photographs Created Entirely In-Camera by Painting the Set

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At first glance, these photos by London-based photographer Benedict Morgan don’t seem like anything special. That is, until you find out that what you’re looking at hasn’t been touched by Photoshop at all. Read more…

Dancing Ghosts: What You Get When You Interpolate Long Exposure Photos

Check out the creepy effect seen in the video above, titled “Dancing Ghosts.” It was created by photographer MicaĆ«l Reynaud, who photographed a group of people during the day using long exposure times, and then interpolated the resulting photos into a real-time video.
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Slow-Motion Photo Booths: The Next Big Thing in Wedding Photography?

Here’s something that could very well be the “next big thing” in wedding photography: slow motion photo booths. Check out the hilarious video above for an example of what one such booth recently produced.
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‘Toilet Diaries’ Turns Joint Bathrooms Into a Never Ending Source of Photo Humor

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While living in their studio — which also happened to be located in an old bank with joint bathrooms at the time — photographers Gerban Grotenhuis and Marc Marselje had an interesting idea. Just how many creative and funny scenes could they create using those joint toilets?

The result is a humorous and creative photo series called Toilet Diaries that transformed joint toilet rooms into everything from a WWII battleground to the inside of a claw crane machine. Read more…