Posts Tagged ‘recap’

Make Better Photos Linger in Time-Lapse Trip Recaps Using Lightroom Starring

A neat way to present a recap of a trip is to take all the photographs taken over many days — both keepers and unwanted shots — and string them together into a fast-paced time-lapse video. A problem with this type of video, however, is that the photos often fly by so quickly that it’s difficult for your brain to distinguish between them and to pick out “highlights.”

Australian photographer Marcus Round of Brisbane, Queensland tells us that an easy way to make these videos a little easier to consume is to help surface the best shots by allowing them to linger.
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The Best Photos of 2012 by White House Photographer Pete Souza

Here’s a gallery of 83 of the best photographs captured by Pete Souza, the official White House photographer for President Obama. You can view thumbnails of the entire set here.

We’ve written about Souza and his work a number of times in the past. We shared a reflection piece of his back in October, and wrote about the fantastic documentary, The President’s Photographer, the year before.

State of the Blog: A Look Back at 2012

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Happy New Year to all our of our awesome readers! As we move into this new year of photo blogging, we’ll take a moment to look back at how this blog has grown over the past year.
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10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2011

As 2011 comes to an end, here’s a look back at 10 of our most popular articles from the past year:

  1. Portraits of Dogs as They Shake Off Water
  2. Men Photographed in Stereotypical Pin-Up Poses
  3. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood
  4. Large Objects Shot as Miniatures Using a Giant Coin and Tilt-Shift Effects
  5. Eagle Owl Attacking Camera at 1000fps
  6. First Ever Photograph of a Human Being
  7. Flamethrower Versus Fire Extinguisher at 1000 Frames per Second
  8. Monkey Hijacks Photographer’s Camera and Shoots Self-Portraits
  9. Stop-Motion Music Video Shot Over Two Years with 288,000 Jelly Beans
  10. Trippy Multidirectional Face Illusions

Image credit: Fireworks by Verpletterend

10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2010

As 2010 comes to an end, here’s a look back at 10 of our most popular articles from the past year:

  1. Scientific Curiosity Captured in Photos
  2. Apollo 11 Launch at 500 Frames per Second
  3. Flamethrower Versus Fire Extinguisher at 1000 Frames per Second
  4. House Season Finale Filmed Entirely with Canon 5D Mark II
  5. 7 Steps to Taking Clone Photographs
  6. First Ever Photograph of a Human Being
  7. Dogs Filmed at 1000 Frames Per Second
  8. People Magazine Uses Photo without Permission, Receives Cake Invoice
  9. 4 Creative Projects that Bend the Reality of Street Scenes
  10. Ansel Adams Garage Sale Mystery Apparently Solved

Image credit: Happy New Year !!! by Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton

10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2009

As 2009 comes to an end, here’s a look back at 10 of our most popular articles from the past year:

  1. 4 Creative Projects that Bend the Reality of Street Scenes
  2. 21 Awesome T-Shirts for Photographers
  3. A National Geographic Photographer’s Incredible Antarctic Experience
  4. 7 Steps to Taking Clone Photographs
  5. 13 Tips for Staying Motivated in Photography
  6. Pro Camera Gear on a Student Budget
  7. The Chilling Effects of the Fashion World
  8. Some Thoughts on the Canon 7D
  9. PetaPixel Photography Gift Guide 2009
  10. Shooting Stars: Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks November 17

Image credit: New Year Eve London 2008 (Fireworks) by T@H!R – طاھر

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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