motion

Photos of the Madness and Motion of Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing

I crossed Shibuya Crossing 10 times for a new series of photos, and I watched pedestrians cross another 13 times. Crossings happen every two minutes, and there’s a one minute window for you to run out there to photograph.

8 Reasons Why Photographers Should Learn Video as Well

As photographers, it is very easy to focus on stills and ignore the world of videography. However, video is an increasingly powerful tool and understanding it can benefit your work and career as a stills photographer. This 5-minute video by COOPH offers 8 reasons why you should be getting to grips with moving images and how you can quickly improve a short film.

How to Make a ‘2.5D’ Wedding Video: Bringing Photos to Life with Motion

My name is José Ignacio, and I'm a commercial and wedding photographer from Spain. I read a lot of blogs and magazines in search of inspiration -- in this job there is a constant search for new ways of telling stories. The '2.5D' technique always attracted me. I’ve seen it applied in other genres, but I wanted to use it in wedding photography.

Combining Photo and Video in a Single Shoot for a Client

The convergence of motion and stills in advertising productions has been on my radar for a while now. More and more, I’m being asked to create video content alongside stills productions for clients and, while this comes with many additional challenges that most clients aren’t aware of, I really enjoy shooting motion as much as stills and have tried to find ways to create both types of content that has a consistent look and feel that brands require for ad work.

The Cheapest DIY Camera Stabilizer Might Be a Shopping Bag

Here's a neat, simple, and cheap little trick that'll help you get smooth footage when shooting video or a hyperlapse with your DSLR. If you don't have the money or the need to pony up for a serious stabilization system, try using a shopping bag instead!