Posts Tagged ‘ZensLens’

Focal Point – Friday, Sept. 16

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We all know that macro photography – in the simplest of terms – is close-up photography, usually of very small subjects. But do we all know how to achieve this fab form of image capture? We thought a few samples, tips & tricks would be a great way to kick off a brisk fall weekend. Enjoy!
 

Photo Fabulousness —

Macro
Macro By ZensLens (Brandon Tarek) from the Vistek Photo and Video Pool on Flickr
 

Bloggy Goodness —

Everyone know National Geographic Magazine, but did you know that the same folks  have a fantastic Photo Blog? It features a Photo of the Day, spotlights on photographers & their galleries, a newsletter AND is chock-full of amazing videos & photo tips to help you bring your A Game and get National Geographic-like results with your own photography.
 

Video Virtuosity

This end-title sequence for a First World War drama, called  Herbst, proves that macro isn’t just for photography. Watch as the story and lives of the characters come to life through creative lighting, a vivid imagination and the lens of a 100mm Macro and a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. You can see the full trailer here and learn more about the video here.

Herbst titles from clemento on Vimeo.

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Focal Point – Thursday, Sept. 1

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Welcome to September! Summer certainly got out of here in a hurry, didn’t it?

Photo Fabulousness —

A sure sign that summer is winding down is when the CNE comes to Toronto; it wraps up Sept. 6, so get out there and shoot while you still have time!

The Orbiter — By ZensLens from the Vistek Photo and Video Pool on Flickr

Bloggy Goodness —

Flavorwire.com is a blog whose focus is on cultural news and critique.  Here, you’ll find all sorts of inspiration, reviews, links and opinions on every type of media. Last week featured some amazing images showing NYC going from day to night in a single frame with Stephen WilkesDay to Night Series.

Video Virtuosity

24 hours of Neon by Philip Bloom takes us from day to night and back again in a single video. If you’re curious how this was done, Bloom provides a  detailed commentary on his website.

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