Chimpanzee’s Photographs Set to Fetch Over $100,000 At Auction

This is how it begins. James Franco was right. They are rising! Having photographs sell for more than $100,000 at a world famous auction house is no small feat, and it’s one that will likely soon be accomplished by a photographer who gives new meaning to the term “chimping” every time he snaps a frame. Read MoreRead More

The Dude Abides on the Other Side of the Lens

Take a look at the on set photography of Jeff Bridges. Some photographers are drawn to dramatic events in exotic lands. Others are compelled to stay closer to home and burrow into the stories they know best. The actor Jeff Bridges gets to do both. He photographs the world he grew up in, movie sets — each Read MoreRead More

The First Portable Movie Camera Was This 12 FPS Rifle

The next time you complain about this camera or that camera not having high frame rate capability, remember back to the first portable movie camera that had a 25 image magazine and a rifle stock. The design of the first Chronograph (this is how they called it) was made by French scientist Étienne-Jules Marey and debuted at Read MoreRead More

Creating Pictures of Fried Chicken for the KFC Website

Teri Campbell breaks down his approach to creating new iconic photos for a fried chicken franchise. My studio had already been shooting nearly all of KFC’s print work for more than a year when their in-house creative group first contacted us. Turns out they found us through a Google search, and didn’t even realize we had Read MoreRead More

Chris Hadfield’s Snapshots from Space

Throughout his ISS mission, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been taking some of the most incredible photos of Earth ever seen. In this video, the Station Commander takes us to the best seat in the house to gaze at the visual splendour of the Earth. He shares his techniques and his passion for capturing the Read MoreRead More

Andy Baio on the Copyright Infringement Culture

The January 2013 Portland/Creative Mornings features Andy Baio, writer and coder who loves making things most famous for Kind of Bloop, an 8bit remix Miles Davis’ best known album. The global theme for this month was “Reuse,” and Andy spoke about remix culture: “Cut, copy, paste. The ability to reuse and remix is so deeply Read MoreRead More

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