Highlight Thursdays: Best from the Web

Thursday, October 6, 2011

This week we have some great Behind the scenes videos, A creative spin on Pin-Up photography, and a stunning visual dance.

1) Light Painting a B-25 Bomber
Eric Curry composites partially lit photos to create these ultra realistic images.

Source (DIY)

2) Male Pin-Up Models
A new project by photographer Rion Sabean "Men-Ups" puts men in traditionally female poses raising the question of whether the poses were always unnatural looking or just with men.

3) Is Photojournalism Truthful?
Presentation of Photojournalism Behind the Scenes, an auto-critical photo essay showing the paradoxes of conflict-image production and considering the role of the photographer in the events.

Photojournalism Behind the Scenes [ITA-ENG subs] from Ruben Salvadori on Vimeo.

Source (ISO1200)

4) Behind the Scenes of a Free Climbing Video Shoot.
A BTS look at what goes into shooting Free climber Alex Honnold For a 60mins Piece.

Full 60Minutes Video
Source (PetaPixel)

5) Pendulum Waves
Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and (seemingly) random motion.


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