Posts Tagged ‘johnclang’

Photo Projects That Made For A Better 2013

Acknowledging the photo projects of 2013 that stand testament to the power of the still image

Dec 13, 2013 · Sarah Jacobs

Photographer John Clang and Skype Join Forces to Make You Cry… In a Good Way

Back in July, we told you about a heartwarming Skype campaign called “Stay Together.” Inspired by photographer John Clang’s viral photo series Being Together, the company got in touch with Clang to see if he would help them create a campaign/contest, the winner of which would be reunited with their distant friend or relative. Read more…

Heartwarming Skype Campaign Digitally Reunites People for Family Portraits

Skype recently embarked on a touching ad campaign called Stay Together in which they use photography and the magic of the Internet to reunite families that live on opposite sides of the world by creating “impossible family portraits.” Read more…

Portraits of People with Their Pictures Projected Onto Themselves

Blind Spot is a new photo project by photographer John Clang in which he had people pose for portraits with their eyes closed while a previously captured portrait was projected onto their faces. The resulting images fall somewhere in the uncanny valley.
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Futuristic Family Portraits Involving Skype Projections

In many Asian cultures it’s common for families to gather together for formal portraits on special occasions, but this tradition is becoming much harder to coordinate as more and more young people are moving abroad for work. Photographer John Clang has a new series of photographs that features an interesting solution to this problem: Skype webcam projections. Clang visited various individuals around the world and had them video chat with family members in Singapore. By projecting the feed onto a wall and having the entire family pose, Clang shot traditional-style family portraits with the subjects separated by thousands of miles.
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Ripped Photo Collages That Show People in Locations Across Time

For his project titled Time, photographer John Clang shoots various locations multiple times from the same perspective, and then rips and weaves the photographs together to show multiple points in time in each image.

A series that involves recording a location, to show the passing of time in a montage style. There is a sense of intimate intricacy of how time moves, and how people, albeit in a different time, are actually closer to one another and traveling in the same shared space. I’ve always been intrigued by the constant subtle changes in my urban environment.

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MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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