This dog films skateboarders better than I ever will

If there’s one thing I know about skateboarders, it’s that they’ll go to great lengths to film themselves pulling off tricks. But finding a camera operator to follow you around all the time isn’t easy. At least, not for most people. For London based illustrator, designer and skateboarder, Rob Mathieson, the solution is simple. Strap a… This dog films skateboarders better than I ever will weiterlesen

RIP Dean Burman

It is with tremendous sadness that I share the news that Wetpixel member and contributor Dean Burman (DeanB) suddenly passed away on New Year’s day. Dean was a filmmaker, with numerous film credits including a film featuring some amazing behavior footage of pike in an award-winning short film called “Lair of the Water Wolf.” His… RIP Dean Burman weiterlesen

Shanghai Shapes: Futuristic Architecture Photography by Kris Provoost

The extraordinary collection of architectural forms by Kris Provoost (previously featured with China’s Building Boom), a gifted Belgian architect and photographer who’s been working and living in China for the past seven years. His latest series showcases the architectural gems of Shanghai. Kris captures the most striking looking buildings from a minimalist perspective. He has… Shanghai Shapes: Futuristic Architecture Photography by Kris Provoost weiterlesen

Nick Mansfield’s ‚Definitions‘ Paints a Picture of the ‚Real‘ America

To the eyes of an outsider, America appears to be this sun-kissed land of opportunity where everyone’s dreams can come true. The land of the free. Ads and mainstream Hollywood films have been portraying this story for as long we can remember, and so those who don’t live an American’s reality can’t really be blamed… Nick Mansfield’s ‚Definitions‘ Paints a Picture of the ‚Real‘ America weiterlesen

7 Photographers on Shooting UNESCO World Heritage Sites

What goes into photographing endangered historical sites? Explore seven UNESCO World Heritage sites as these professional travel photographers share their tips for shooting these fragile locations. The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage List was first set down on paper back in 1972. In nearly a half-century since, it has recognized… 7 Photographers on Shooting UNESCO World Heritage Sites weiterlesen

Seven Things Photographers Shouldn’t Do If They Want To Be Good Marketers

© Sergey Nivens Intro by Skip Cohen There’s an incredible amount of wisdom in the SCU archives, a lot from my good buddy, Scott Bourne. A lot of great marketing ideas are heavily rooted in plain old common sense. Sadly, so many of you get wrapped up in the technology, and you miss the basics.… Seven Things Photographers Shouldn’t Do If They Want To Be Good Marketers weiterlesen

How to Get Out of a Rut with Street Photography and Continue Growing

There is a mental process that goes into making photographs of everyday people in the street. Confidence is a huge driving force in you getting strong compelling visual content. And when confidence is high, so is your creative flair. However, there will be times when you’re not your best self, and a high level of… How to Get Out of a Rut with Street Photography and Continue Growing weiterlesen

Photographer claims Gorillaz ripped off his idea for their music video

On 31 May, Gorillaz published a video for their song “Humility.” But photographer Jairo Melara discovered something in it. After watching the video, he realized that it contains a look and feel that is very similar to his photo shoot from two years earlier. A bit too similar. Melara shoot for a Los Angeles-based company… Photographer claims Gorillaz ripped off his idea for their music video weiterlesen

30 Of The The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

We’ve had another great week in the world of photography with artists and writers with interests in all aspects of photography creating and posting top-notch content online. This week’s list is a hand-curated selection of some of the best pieces found by Toad Hollow Photography by searching in all corners of the internet. This week’s… 30 Of The The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week weiterlesen

“Atomic Ed” Photo Book Tells About an Anti-Nuclear Activist and His “Black Hole” Shop

Heads up, photo book collectors and military history fans! We’ve spotted an interesting project you might want to check out and support on Kickstarter. There was once a unique military surplus store at the heart of Los Alamos in Northern New Mexico which was filled with all kinds of technologies, relics, and objects from the… “Atomic Ed” Photo Book Tells About an Anti-Nuclear Activist and His “Black Hole” Shop weiterlesen