Posts Tagged ‘creative’

Creative Stop Motion Instagram Skit Made from 1,600 Photos

Instagram announced the ability to shoot video earlier today, but before they did, two friends embarked on a project to make the best video they could while adhering to Instagram’s previous photo-only limitations. The result was a 1,600 photo stop motion video dubbed Instagrammimation that has gotten a lot of praise from viewers. Read more…

Creating an Indoor Blizzard for Portraits with Falling Snow

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I wanted to create a dramatic portrait series of “arctic explorers” that appeared to be taken outside in a blizzard. The concept for this shoot was something I’ve been mulling over for quite awhile, but never had the proper platform to pull it off. 

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Graveyard Girls: A Photo Shoot with a DIY Dam, Water, Milk, and Flour-Covered Girls

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I’ve been living out of my car and driving all over the country to create new work. This past Sunday, I stopped near Nashville, Tennessee to see my friend and fellow photographer Marissa Bolen. While there, we collaborated to put together a photo shoot — a shoot that involved a homemade dam, water, milk, and girls covered with flour.
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Mesmerizing GIFs Created by Looping Moving Subjects in Static Settings

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Perhaps best described as mesmerizing, Turkish photographer and artist Erdal Inci has created an interesting set of animated loops in GIF form that has the web abuzz.

The effects, which are done by cloning sections of footage of a moving subject within a static setting, provide for hypnotic never-ending animations in rather banal locations.
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Handmade Diorama Maps Created Using Thousands of Printed Photos

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What you see above is a “map” of Paris created by collaging thousands of photographs shot in the city. It’s just one of the amazing pieces in Japanese photographer Sohei Nishino‘s Diorama Map project. The series contains maps of many of the world’s most famous cities, and all of them are photographed and collaged by hand.
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Photographer Timur Zhansultanov Shoots Creative Point-of-View Photos of His Life

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Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that end up leaving an impression on people and inspiring them. Case in point: Astana, Kazakhstan-based photographer Timur Zhansultanov has created a project he’s called “In My Own Eyes“, which features pictures of himself from — well — his own eyes in the past two-or-so years.
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Creative Ad Tells a Beautiful Love Story Using 85 Seconds from 105 Stock Videos

AlmapBBDO, the ad agency behind the touching Getty ad “From Love to Bingo,” are at it again. Last time they spent six months picking 873 stock photos out of 5,000+ options to create an award-winning one minute video.

This time Getty asked them to do the same thing, only using the agency’s massive video archive instead. The resulting video is, dare we say, even better than the “Love to Bingo” ad. Read more…

How to Create a Matrix-style “Bullet Time” Effect Using a Cheap Ceiling Fan

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Want to shoot insanely cool Matrix-style “bullet time” footage at home? You can do so with a single rig built out of relatively cheap components.

NASA spaceship engineer Mark Rober came up with a brilliant way to shoot eye-popping imagery using just a GoPro camera and a cheap ceiling fan.
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Creative Music Video Shot Entirely in the Reflection of an Eyeball

Check out this creative and moving music video that was shot entirely through the reflection of an eyeball. The band is James Wallace and the Naked Light, the song is “To the River,” and the video is a beautiful example of simplicity and creativity working hand in hand. Read more…

Photographer Uses His Aerial Helicopter Camera to Deliver an Engagement Ring

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Aerial cameras based around RC helicopters are becoming widely used these days for all kinds of photographic and video-related purposes, but here’s one use that we’ve never seen before. An RC helicopter camera was recently used to both deliver an engagement ring and capture the proposal as it went down.
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