Author Archives: Jin

What’ll It Take?

Video is such a new medium. It can only get better. It’s great to see a project like this where the focus is on a really interesting idea rather than sheer technical prowess, though the editing here is no joke.

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PressPausePlay

Check out PressPausePlay, a look at what the digital revolution has done for art-making. The filmmakers focus on music and film, but all of what they say is directly applicable to photography. Before you could sell a record for $10 … Continue reading

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How tintypes are made

George Eastman house has made a video illustrating how old Civil War era tintypes are made. (via PetaPixel)

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Today’s levitation

Photographs by Yowayowa Camera Woman Jump pictures taken to a whole new level!

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Ira Glass on the creative process

“The thing I would like to say to you with all my heart is that everybody I know who does interesting creative work, they went through a phase of years where they had really good taste and they could tell … Continue reading

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What it takes to be a National Geographic photographer

So, what does it take to be a National Geographic photographer? As I have said, great photography, but also the photographer must possess the attributes of intellect, passion, maturity and drive. Intellect is essential because the photographer shapes the story, … Continue reading

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A conversation with Brandon Tauszik

Photograph by Brandon Tauszik Brandon Tauszik is a San Francisco based photographer originally from England. After learning the craft of photojournalism in Europe, and a stint at Invisible Children, a media based non-profit organization, he now assists Magnum photographer Jim … Continue reading

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A novel use of camera strobes

Japanese band Androp wins the award for most creative use of camera strobes in a music video. A giant array of strobes on cameras fire to in synchrony to spell out words and create patterns. Check it out!

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Gear hoggery: bad for business

Buying Camera Gear: Interview with the Tax Ninja from PhotoShelter.com on Vimeo. As tax time slowly creeps up on us, I’m reminded of Photoshelter’s featuring the “Tax Ninja,” Matthew T. Whatley, who tells us about the right and wrong way … Continue reading

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Sushi & Multimedia Stories @Apple!

              Collaborative Multimedia in Action & Canon After-Party Apple Store 1 Stockton Street, SF (on top of Powell BART station) 7-8:30pm (after party to follow) RSVP on Facebook Our special event this coming Thursday … Continue reading

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