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Ian Ruhter: Old Technique, New Style | Profoto Blog ©Ian Ruhter Before there was digital, there was film. And before there was film, there was the collodion wet plate process. The wet plate process was introduced in the 1850s. It is a complex hands-on craft, involving silver nitrate and other hazardous chemicals. Hence, there are still a number of enthusiasts out there, making and developing their very own wet plates. “I had been working with the wet plates process for a while when I discovered the work of Eadweard Muybridge,” says Ian. How did Muybridge do that? “The exposure time of wet plates is really, really long, but Muybridge managed to cut it down by mixing the chemicals and using a lot of white, reflective material. Ian’s theory was that if he had enough strobes with enough power, he would be able to reduce the wet plate exposure time to a fraction of a second. At this time, Ian was already an established snowboard photographer with a series of successful campaigns for the clothing company Foursquare under his belt. That’s a lot…

Cette jeune coréenne a inventé toutes ces scènes dans une pièce de 15 m2… Zéro Photoshop. L’artiste sud-coréenne Jee Young Lee a réalisé l’impossible dans une pièce de 15 m2 : mettre en scène des univers en 3 dimensions dans lesquelles elle pose. La jeune femme fait tout elle-même : la création, les sculptures et la photo. 100% garantie aucun Photoshop. Gamer Panic Room Comme vous pouvez l’imaginer, son travail pour recréer une seule de ces scènes magiques peut prendre plusieurs semaines, voire plusieurs mois. My Chemical Romance « Récemment diplômée de Hongik University à Séoul, dans sa Corée natale, la jeune JeeYoung Lee photographie l’invisible. Resurrection Last Supper Nightscape The Little Match Girl I’ll be back Chasse au Tresor Neverending Race Monsoon Season Regardez le making-of de My Chemical Romance, c’est tout simplement hallucinant la patience qu’il faut pour créer cela :

la nuit je mens. Hey, what a fantastic question! Everyone knows that animals experience time to some extent—I know my dog always seem to know when it’s time for dinner—but it’s thought that animals’ memories aren’t tied to the passing of time like human memories are. Humans live life linearly, and our ability to remember the order of past events and predict future events plays a large role in our perception of time. Animals, on the other hand, are believed to have a less “episodic” view of time, and live more in the moment. Human time doesn’t have a lot of significance to animals, because they have no needs for clocks and hours and seconds, so it’s important to think about time in a different way. Perception of time isn’t only about remembering what events happened when, but it’s also linked to how quickly we can process the world around us. Small animals with fast metabolisms, like birds and insects, take in more information per unit of time.

As physics is a mental reconstruction of material processes, perhaps As physics is a mental reconstruction of material processes, perhaps a physical reconstruction of psychic processes is possible in nature itself Photographs by Olivo Barbieri Title: Marie-Louise von Franz Slow Motion Dancing for Japan This completely mesmerizing dance video was created by the music/dance group World Order which is led by former martial artist Genki Sudo. Intended as a message of hope, you can find Genki Sudo’s message to the Japanese and the world in these trying times below the video. “The unprecedented disasters unfolding in Japan; earthquakes, tsunami, and nuclear explosions, will somehow change things to come. And to send my message about this, I have expressed it here with WORLD ORDER. These disasters can be interpreted as a turning point for civilization. I think that we have arrived at a time of revolution, shared with all the people of the world, in today’s society, economy, and political systems. Genki Sudo

Ian Ruhter Sandra Calligaro Afghan Dream: L’émergence d’une nouvelle classe urbaine à Kaboul « Si la guerre - les opérations de la coalition, les attentats, le retour des Taliban - a focalisé le regard depuis dix ans, ce qui me frappe en revoyant Kaboul régulièrement depuis vingt ans, c’est l’émergence d’une nouvelle classe urbaine occidentalisée, vivant de l’afflux d’argent qui a suivi la coalition depuis 2001. Loin des clichés de l’Afghanistan enturbanné, les nouveaux urbains se croisent dans les supermarchés de Kaboul, le portable à l’oreille. Gilles Dorronsoro La série Afghan Dream, est un travail au long cours que je réalise depuis 2011: ayant moi-même habité à Kaboul pendant plusieurs années, j’ai voulu rendre compte de l’expérience de la ville au quotidien via mon regard d’auteur. Un projet photographique de Sandra Calligaro réalisé avec le soutien du Centre National des Arts Plastiques fond d’aide à la création photographique contemporaine et de l'association Res Publica.

Smashing Magazine - For Professional Web Designers and Developers Only the great generalizations survive Only the great generalizations survive Photography by Robert Canali Title: Ralph Waldo Emerson Atley Un hombre y su hijo ataron un iPhone a un globo y filmaron la Tierra desde la estratósfera - Internacional Un globo viajó a la estratósfera y filmó la Tierra | Foto: YouTube Un hombre y su hijo de siete años lograron enviar un iPhone 4 y una cámara de video al espacio para filmar un video de la Tierra desde la estratósfera. Y lo consiguieron con un sistema bien casero: ataron la cámara a un pequeño globo meteorológico, guiada por el GPS del iPhone, superando así de fácil a las grandes agencias espaciales. Luke Geissbühler no tiene ninguna formación científica especial, trabaja como camarógrafo en unos estudios cinematográficos, le gusta la astronomía y vive en Nueva York. Junto a su hijo Max, de siete años, lograron enviar la cámara atada a un globo a más de 30 kilómetros de altura, y consiguieron captar por video la curvatura terrestre y la fina capa atmosférica que envuelve nuestro planeta, informó el sitio español ABC . El globo superó los 10.000 o 12.000 metros, la altura en la que se mueven los vuelos comerciales, pese a que Luck no se imaginó que su "invento" lograra llegar tan lejos.

The Film Developing Cookbook - Stephen G. Anchell, Bill Troop 21st century Gypsies: New Age Travellers adopt horse drawn-caravans and a love of Facebook (as long as it's solar powered) By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 11:35 GMT, 30 September 2012 | Updated: 10:12 GMT, 1 October 2012 They were the inner-city youth who, fuelled by punk spirit, anarchist philosophy and a hate of Margaret Thatcher, clambered aboard a fleet of battered old vehicles to shun the trappings of the modern world for a life of nomadic freedom. And while today's new-age travellers appears to have taken the philosophy even further, preferring to use traditional horse-drawn caravans instead of gas-guzzling vans, they also appear to be embracing the modern technology like mobile phones, laptops and even Facebook. During the late 1980s and 1990s stories about the travellers were commonplace - illegal raves, clashes with the police, drug busts and fury at the criminal justice act. Photographer Iain McKell took his first pictures of new-age travellers 25 years ago. And while little has been written about the New Age travellers in the past decade, the movement has far from fizzled out.


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