Posts Tagged ‘short’

Learn Your Rights as a Photographer with this Short and Sweet Cartoon

Want to inform someone of their right to take pictures in the US? Just share this short cartoon created by the ACLU, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and The Gregory Brothers. It features Benjamin Franklin’s ghost, who sings about the various things you’re legally allowed to do without being harassed by law enforcement.

(via Gizmodo)

A Creative “Backward World” Love Story Shot With the iPhone 4

SYNC is a creative short film that tells a love story with a “backward world” twist. It was filmed an original iPhone 4 (not the 4S), a Steadicam Smoothee, and a crew of 4 people.

How Not to Shoot School Portraits

Here’s a cute and funny little short by filmmaker Nick Scott about school portraits, children, life and innocence.

How to Lose $2400 in Just 24 Seconds

Kurtis Hough of Portland, Oregon made this informative step-by-step video on how you can quickly lose $2,400 in just 24 seconds. It was shot using a Canon 5D Mark II.

Small Portuguese Village Made Tiny Through Tilt-shift Time-lapse

Some photographers try to make miniatures look like the real world, while others aim to make the real world look like a miniature. “The Village” is a charming portrait of a tiny Portuguese town, made to look like a miniature via tilt-shift and time-lapse.

The Village (via Laughing Squid)

Spoof Video Pokes Fun at DSLR Rigs

In 2008, the Nikon D90 became the first DSLR to offer HD video recording, a feature that has become pretty standard on new DSLR models. Third-party companies have also taken advantage of the HDSLR craze by offering a boatload of specialized HDSLR filmmaking products, including camera rigs that are constantly becoming larger and more crazy-looking. DSLR film school Neumann Films created this funny short film poking fun at huge and expensive rigs.

The gear game of DSLR cameras is getting out of hand. When a camera rig costs more than your camera something is wrong. These were the thoughts that fueled the creation of our latest video “DSLR Camera Rigs”. [#]

So this is what goes on at the brainstorming sessions of rig makers…

Amusing Short Film about a Man Figuring Out His Camera’s Features

You won’t really learn anything about how to use cameras from this short film, but it’s pretty amusing and can be a nice photography-related 2-minute diversion from your work.

“Tick Tock”: A Creative Short Film That Will Bend Your Mind and Inspire You

Do you like movies that make you think and make more sense the second time around? If so, “Tick Tock” is a short film that you’ll probably enjoy. This 4 minute film was shot in one take with a Canon 5D Mark II and 24-70mm lens, and required a whopping 36 takes to get right. If this doesn’t inspire you to do something awesome with your DSLR, we don’t know what will.


Update: You can watch a making-of video here.

An Introduction to the Beautiful Art of Night Photography

This short video gives a beautiful and inspiring introduction to night photography. Don’t watch it if you already have plans tonight — it might make you want to grab your camera and shoot once the sun goes down.

Blind Visual Artist Pete Eckert Makes Photographs Without Seeing

Pete Eckert didn’t start out too seriously in photography. Trained in sculpture and industrial design, he was working as a carpenter when one day a doctor diagnosed him with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye condition that leads to permanent blindness. He eventually discovered photography and has been doing amazing work since. The beautifully made video above sheds light on how he goes about creating art despite his visual impairment.
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