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How I Recreated a John Wick Movie Poster

For starters, I love the fast-paced John Wick series, and I think that Keanu Reeves is just a badass in general. Now I don’t use this word often, but everything about these movies is pure cinematic gold — the lighting, composition, camera movement, etc. (But, that’s just my opinion.) So, I decided to recreate this cinematic John Wick Chapter 2 movie poster, and show you exactly how I did it!

Recreating the Look of 1850s Tintypes in Digital with Math and Science

While I was visiting San Francisco, Kristy Headley, a dear friend and fellow engineer, showed me her studio. There I was lucky enough to sit for her while she did some vintage tintyping. Tintyping was one of the earliest forms of photography, popular in the 1850s.

Photographer Recreates the Iconic Photo ‘Dali Atomicus’

The 1948 photo 'Dali Atomicus' by American portrait photographer Philippe Halsman is regarded as one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century. It's a surreal image showing surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in midair with three cats, a bucket of thrown water, and a chair. Photographer Karl Taylor recently decided to try his hand at recreating the photo.

This Black Model Faithfully Recreated Fashion Ad Photos

Liberia-born and Los Angeles-based fashion model Deddeh Howard wants to promote more racial diversity in fashion advertising. For her new photo project, titled Black Mirror, Howard faithfully recreated major ad photos from top brands with herself as the model.

How Doctor Who Recreated the Abbey Road Photo

Here's a short video showing how the British sci-fi TV show Doctor Who recreated the Beatles' famous Abbey Road album cover photo. Since Abbey Road is an active two-way road in London, the team had to stop traffic at a crosswalk for about 90 seconds to nail the shot.

The Photographer’s Oil Collective Offers High-End Oil Reproductions Worthy of Pros

Photographer David Hobby is best known for his popular blog Strobist, which has introduced countless photographers around the world to the art of shooting with off-camera flashes. Today, Hobby just officially announced a new endeavor called The Photographer's Oil Collective (POC): it's a service that turns photos into one-of-a-kind, hand-painted oil reproductions -- a tangible product that pro photographers can be proud to present to clients.

Photographer Recreates Couple’s Wedding After the Hired Shooter Flaked

Matt and Heather Koehler got married in Michigan back on September 12th. Shortly before walking down the aisle, the couple was devastated to find that their wedding photographer was a no-show. The "professional" they had hired to document their special day was nowhere to be found, so the couple was forced to go through with the wedding without the official photos they had planned and paid for.

This Singer Recreated 28 Iconic Album Cover Photos in a Creative Music Video

Canadian singer Kalle Mattson just released a music video for his song "Avalanche" that creatively recreates some of the most famous album cover photos in the history of music. Over the course of 4 minutes, Mattson steps into 28 different sets to show what his album cover would look like as other iconic albums. The Ramones, Jay-Z, the Backstreet Boys, and Michael Jackson are some of the artists referenced. Brownie points if you can name the others.

NASA Recreates the Iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ Hubble Photo 20 Years Later

On April 1st, 1995, the Hubble Telescope captured a photograph that became one of the most iconic space photos ever captured. Titled, "Pillars of Creation," the image shows the gigantic columns of interstellar gas and dust of the Eagle Nebula 6,000 light years away.

Now, 20 years after that image was created, scientists have recreated that image using the same space telescope (shown above).

Game of Thrones Season 1 Poster Recreated with Huge Camera Lenses Instead of Swords

One afternoon, while hanging out with his coworkers at Bozeman Camera, photographer Tanner Johnson and his friend Beau Larson had an idea: they decided to recreate the Game of Thrones Season 1 poster with camera gear instead of swords.

From the Iron Throne to the Stark family's sword 'Ice,' all of the sharp pointing things used to kill people were replaced with huge lenses to create an awesome photographic version.

Star Wars Episode VII Trailer Recreated in Awesome LEGO Stop Motion Animation

This is going to be a VERY long year, and we have J.J. Abrams to blame. Since its release on Friday, the trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens has swept across the Internet like a wildfire.

But as with almost anything viral, it hasn’t completely taken its course until it’s been parodied and recreated a handful of times. This viral sensation is no exception, and we have our first viral attempt thanks to LEGO fanatic Snooperking, who recreated the entire trailer from start to finish using stop motion animation.

Parents Recreate Famous Film Scenes with Cardboard Boxes and Their Baby Boy

I don't have kids just yet, so I can't say from experience, but it seems one of the benefits of having a child is the ability to feature the adorable little guy or gal in creative photography projects. Examples abound: from Queenie Liao's wondrous naptime photos, to Nagano Toyokazu's series My Daughter Kanna.

Now, another great project has popped up on our radar. This one is called Cardboard Box Office, and it's the result of a parenting duo's creativity, an excess of packing materials and the addition of a baby boy to the family.

The Nikon F SLR Recreated with LEGO

Check out this highly realistic life-sized SLR camera created entirely out of LEGOs. It was created by a LEGO enthusiast named Suzuki and is modeled after the Nikon F from the mid-1900s. We've featured a number of LEGO camera creations here in the past, and this one ranks at (or near) the top in terms of realism.

An Intense Hollywood Trailer Recreated with Cardboard, an iPhone, and a DSLR

Dustin McLean of DustFilms creates extremely low-budget remakes of Hollywood trailers and movie scenes using items and equipment that you may already have lying around at home. The above is a shot-for-shot remake of the Iron Man 3 trailer that was created at home without any computer-generated visual effects added in. McLean simply used good ol' fashioned creativity to remake shots that cost Hollywood millions of dollars to create.