Some scenes are seen with beauty and mystery from afar; distance allows us to yearn and continue our interest, and that's what long-shot photography is all about. Sometimes shrouded with mystery, this style allows one to train his composition and visualization skills.
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Experimenting with perspectives both in photography and cinema are nice ways to add dramatic flair and clear-cut narrative. Of course, one must use it sparingly as it might become gimmicky. Here some four unique P.O.V. shots to play with.
For the "Cinematic Images" competition, Lomography and the Indie Street Film Festival called to see some of the most unique photographs, balanced between cinema and still photographic styles, using elements of classic and contemporary cinema. Let's check out the winners!
Photo Plus is the dominating force of Photo expos in North America. Showcasing mainly gear and new innovations in Photography, Video, Lighting, Audio, etc., the expo’s focus is to bring attention to how to make your photo better using equipment rather than emphasis on the result itself.
At a time, fashion magazine Sibylle was the most read print for art, culture, and fashion in East Germany. Published six times a year, it was often referred as the "Eastern Vogue" due to its inventiveness in fashion, styling, photography, and editing.
The American photographer David LaChapelle often borrows styles and aesthetics from art history, making him stand out as a commercial photographer. His new series "New World" welcomes us to his hyper-realism.
The girl gangs of Japan has been romanticized in the media -- from dramas to anime. But they did exist for a while, and the 'sukeban' was all about rebellious aesthetics against the immaculate image of the Japanese school girl.
Germany was one of the leading pioneers of fashion photography, elevating the catalog and magazine prints as fine art. In this gallery is a series of images from a photographer obscured by history, Imre von Santho.
A cinematographer sometimes called the director of photography (DP) is the chief artist responsible for the aesthetic and technical decisions related to a moving image, often found in film, television production or live action piece. Here are the 10 cream of the crop.
We've teamed up with the creators of the Indie Street Film Festival for the Cinematic Images Competition. We're looking for the most unique photographers who are able to find a balance between cinema and still photographic styles. The winner will receive 2 All-Access badges to the festival.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy delves deeper into the art of color infrared photography, examining the differences achieved by using different color filters.
On the Internet exists more than hundreds of montages showing the cream of the crop shots throughout cinema history to now, but things get a little more specific as CineFix awards titles to shots with the most used camera techniques.