Inspiration

 

Photographer Coats a Ferrari in an Explosion of Color with UV Paint and a Wind Tunnel

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It’s safe to say photographer Fabian Oefner — whose many projects have never failed impress us — has a thing for paint and physics.

Usually this means spraying, spinning and otherwise manipulating it to create colorful, abstract images against a black background. But when Ferrari asked him to capture the essence of their new California T in images, he took his signature art/science hybrid photography to new heights to get the job done. Read more…

Inspiration: An Hour-Long Interview with Renowned Portrait Photographer Sandro Miller

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Sandro Miller, known simply as Sandro to most of the photography world, is a portrait photographer who has been creating images for over three decades. In an attempt to record just a small part of the insight and knowledge he’s gained over the years, Gary Martin and Rob Grimm of RGF EDU sat down with Sandro to talk about his studio, life and, most importantly, his career. Read more…

A Sweeping Selfie Shot with a Drone from the Edge of a Cliff

Matt Benedetto calls the video above a dronie, a combination of the words “drone” and “selfie”. It starts with a closeup view of him and gradually zooms out to show both the beautiful landscape and how close Benedetto is standing to the edge of a massive cliff.
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Teen Photographer Documented His Fight with Bone Cancer in Raw and Real Instagram Photos

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When then 17-year-old Michael Tatalovich was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer in 2013, he decided that he would share this journey with the world. Using Instagram, the High Schooler and photographer documented every step of his grueling ordeal in photos that show the reality of life with Cancer: both the good days and the bad. Read more…

World’s First ‘Layer-Lapse’ Combines Different Times into Each Shot of Boston

A few days ago we featured the work of a photographer who layered different times of day into single photos. Photographer Julian Tryba‘s recent project is similar, except it’s a timelapse.

Tryba has created what he says is the world’s first “layer-lapse” video, or a time-lapse video that shows different times of the day in different parts of each frame. The video is called “Boston Layer-Lapse“.
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Every Camera Trick Packed into One Car Commercial

How many different ways can you capture a car on camera? That’s what Toyota’s marketing team sat down and brainstormed last year when planning a commercial for the 2014 Toyota Corolla.

The 1-minute ad they came up with (it aired late last year) attempts to use every trick in the book.
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‘Catchingcorners': Photographer Searches for the 90º Angle in Things from His Everyday Life

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Russian photographer Zhenya Aerohockey has created a photo series titled Catchingcorners. In it, he documents everyday objects in such a way that buildings, pool tables, cords and more form an almost perfect 90º angle every time.

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Oleg Dou: The Man Behind the Adobe Photoshop CS6 Box Cover Photograph

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 had a memorable cover photo showing a woman whose face is covered with what appear to be white, circular scales. The photograph is the work of Oleg Dou, a man who says he is not a photographer but rather an artist who uses photography as his medium for his works.
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One Man’s Photos from an Epic Road Trip Spanning 26 Years, 177 Countries, and 500,000 Miles

A 76-year-old man named Gunther Holtorf is back home in Germany now after an epic road trip. How epic was it? It could very well be the world’s longest: the journey took 26 years, included 177 different countries around the world, and spanned nearly 550,000 miles.

All along the way, Holtorf carried two Leica cameras — a Leicaflex SL and a Leica M6 — to document the things he saw in the places he visited. The video above, featuring photographer David Lemke, offers a glimpse into Holtorf’s journey and photos.

(via DW and Reddit)

Photos of the Largest Ship in the World Being Built in South Korea

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The Maersk Triple E is the largest ship ever built by mankind and is operated by the largest container shipping company in the world. Back in 2011, Maersk signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding in South Korea to have 20 of these gigantic vessels made for $3.8 billion dollars.

Copenhagen-based photographer Alastair Philip Wiper wanted to get closer to this “monumental machine,” so he convinced Wired magazine to send him to South Korea to photograph the ships under construction. Wired agreed, and Wiper was given unprecedented access to the shipyard and one of the finished ships.
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