Posts Tagged ‘video’

10 Steps for Capturing and Creating Quality Videos

It’s not unusual for still photographers to dabble in videography at some point in their career. With almost every high-end camera on the market capable of shooting HD video almost as well as it can capture stills, the potential is just teasing still photographers to jump into the motion picture realm.

Many of the compositional principles used in photography also apply, but motion picture adds an entirely new dimension to creating compelling work. To help ease that transition a bit, Filme von Draussen has shared a video called How to Make a Mountain Bike Film. And while the title sounds a bit specific, the 10 steps he shares in the video are universally applicable. Read more…

Woman Accidentally Lights Her Hair on Fire During Video Selfie Attempt

Author note: The below video contains some NSFW language


This woman’s selfie game is on fire… literally. While out with friends, the young lady in the video was anxious to get herself into the frame of an arm’s-length video when she leaned a bit too far and got more than she bargained for. Read more…

Six GoPros and a Roller Coaster Make for a Nauseating 360º ‘Little Planet’ Ride

If you enjoy your adrenaline mixed with a little bit of nausea, the above video is probably right up your alley.

Created by photographer Ignacio Ferrando, the video was made by rigging together six GoPro cameras then using the video-stitching software VideoStitch to produce a stomach-turning adventure: a little planet-style roller coaster ride. Read more…

Tony Northrup Makes Corrections, Replies to Critics in Part 3 of Camera Spec Debate

In this third — and final? — installment of his “camera companies are lying to you about crop factor” series that has caused such a stir, Tony Northrup hopes to silence the critics, make some corrections, and overall bring this debate to a close. Read more…

Awesome Lip Sync Proposal Video Shot in 26 Countries Over the Course of 4 Years

Production value aside, the lip sync proposal video above took a serious amount of dedication and patience. Four years worth, to be exact. Read more…

Did You Know: You Can Set Your GoPro to Take High Res Stills While Shooting Video

Here’s a neat GoPro feature that you might not know about: the GoPro actually has a setting where you can take video and still photos simultaneously. No, we’re not talking about pulling low-res stills out of video. We mean actually snapping high-res stills at an interval while shooting video. Read more…

Meta Overload: This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video

This is just crazy… It seems even the most standard subject — say, a first person view from the front of a wooden roller coaster — can go viral if you embed it in about six levels of meta.

According to Colossal, it was created by the Tumblog The Televangelist using a Flipbookit, and it really is a GIF, of a Vine, of a Video, of a Flipbook, of a GIF, of a Video, of a roller coaster. Say that five times fast…

(via Colossal)

Short Doc: The Life of Bob Marley Through the Eyes of Photographer Dennis Morris

It was the year 1974 when Jamaican reggae king Bob Marley met a young, 16-year old photographer by the name of Dennis Morris. Marley was enamored by Morris from the start, and their relationship quickly blossomed into a friendship which would last for many years to come.

The above video, titled “Bob Marley: Giant,” documents that friendship by sharing the story of Bob Marley’s life through Morris’ eyes and viewfinder. Read more…

Photographer Captures Spectacular GoPro Footage While Swimming with Jellyfish

Consider this your GoPro video break for the week. So sit back, relax, put on the head phones and make sure the video is playing in HD, because this underwater footage shot by photographer Nana Trongratanawong is a real stunner. Read more…

Nikon Shows Off and Explains the Benefits of Its Fluorine Coating Technology

Most lenses nowadays come with a multipurpose chemical coating, meant to not only protect the lens a bit more from accidental scratches, but to also reduce reflections and aberrations and provide a clearer image. How the coating actually works might be a mystery to many of us though. Read more…