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Photography 17th February 2017 Four weeks of Mr. President

Time magazine has made a name for itself with wonderfully creative covers that make a statement. I have always enjoyed their art both in photography as well as illustration and this latest cover by illustrator Tim O’Brien is one of the greats. Time picked up a lot of coverage the last time they featured The …

Photography 12th March 2016 Todays Reuben

So I get to spend a lot of the week days with my kids, bring them to and from school and the various activities they are involved in & I know I’m lucky for that freedom. My work as a photographer is often at weekends shooting weddings and family events, only my commercial work takes up the odd day during …

Video 4th November 2015 NASA Wants You!

I know this blog is, roughly, photography related buy as I post a lot about space for some reason I thought I’d just throw this out there. NASA is looking for people to join up to it’s program & be the next generation of Space Explorers. So if you ever dreamt [ or maybe, secretly, …

Photography 9th March 2014 Photographers In Space

NASA have a flickr account because they have access to a unique location have filled it with some amazing photos, taken by their astronauts, of the work they do up there. The photos in the below gallery belong to a Flickr set caller ‘Gravity’ perhaps inspired by the recent film of the same name. The …

Video 26th February 2014 High Tech Cameras & A Van Damme

This is a trailer shot for the LA Times in 1993 and featuring some of the most up to date technology available to film makers at that time. It goes to show the effort and equipment used to create those panning or following shots much used in modern cinema. Note the first appearance of a …

Video 20th February 2014 The world is a playground

We often think of big cities as playgrounds, at least for the rich anyway but what if there really where playgrounds? That’s what visual artists Black Sheep Films thought when they made this short promo of their abilities titled, NEW YORK PARK. Looks like a fun place to be I only hope the lines are …

Video 28th January 2014 More High Speed Photography

Modern digital cameras, like Canon’s flagship professional DSLR, the 1Dx can shoot at 14 fps. That’s really fast considering the mirror and shutter movement and more than enough for sports. Then you have cameras like the Go-Pro+Black that can do 30fps! How mush faster do you need to shoot at 60 120 1,000 , 15,000 …

Photography Video 13th January 2014 Amazing Hi-Speed imagery from Adam Magyar

This is some of the most entrancing things I have ever seen. The video is by Adam Maygar, shot in Toyko’s Shinjuku subway station it’s 11 minutes 11 seconds of 50fps and makes for a truly unique video. The camera was built using parts out of an old scanner and other odd bits and pieces. Adam …