Posts Tagged ‘horizon’

Horizon App Kills Vertical Video Once and for All, Shoots Lanscape No Matter What

Vertical Video Syndrome, or VVS, is a plague that photographers, videographers and just about everybody else have been trying to eradicate from the face of the Earth for some time now without much success. Thankfully, there’s a ray of hope on the horizon. It’s an app called, appropriately enough, Horizon, and it absolutely positively will not shoot vertical video, no matter how you hold your phone. Read more…

Photographs from the Edge of the World

Mikko Lagerstedt is a self-taught photographer based-in Finland who only started shooting back in December 2008. Since then, he has captured a number of hauntingly beautiful landscape photographs showing both stars and self-portrait silhouettes hovering over the horizon line. His latest project is simply titled “Edge”, and features “atmospheric photography” of the Finnish landscape.
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Magical Photos of a Person Playing with the Moon

Astrophotographer Laurent Laveder has a delightful series of photographs titled Moon Games that feature creative photographs shot as the moon hangs low over a hill. Laveder’s subjects play with the moon as if it’s a glowing sphere here on Earth. In one shot it’s a reading lamp, and in another it’s a framed art piece waiting to be hung. The photos are sure to make you want to find your own hill so you can play with the moon yourself!
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Canon 50mm f/1.4 II on the Horizon?

Canon is reportedly working on a followup to its popular 50mm f/1.4 lens. Canon Rumors reports that it has received tips on the lens being tested in the wild and published on some equipment price lists. Unlike the reasonable ~$370 price tag found on the current version, this new lens will reportedly hit shelves at a price of $849. Hopefully that price is a typo though, or thrifty fifty diehards won’t be upgrading to it anytime soon.

(via Canon Rumors)

Photos of Landscapes in Two Halves

Two Halves is a series of landscape photos by Jeronimo Fantini in which each square-format shot is bisected neatly through the middle by the horizon line.
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Amazing Photographs of Wrapped Trees

Photographer Zander Olsen creates amazing optical illusions by wrapping trees with white linen, lining up the ends of the material with the horizon line in the background.
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How to Disappear Into the Horizon

Here’s a creative self-portrait by Dutch photographer Joeri Bosma. It’s neat how the waterline on his shirt makes him look like he’s transparent.

(via Colossal)

Image credit: Photograph by Joeri Bosma and used with permission