Archive for December 31, 2012

A Curation of Powerful Photos — The Best of 2012 [43 images]

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Photo: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images

It’s New Year’s Eve 2012!

While the New Year stands for new beginnings, resolutions, and clean slates, it’s also a chance to look back at 2012… a fascinating year. From the eyepopping athleticism of the Summer Olympics in London and the drama of the U.S. Presidential Election to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and …

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A Curation of SuperRad Photos — The Best of 2012 [43 images]

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Photo: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images

It’s New Year’s Eve 2012!

While the New Year stands for new beginnings, resolutions, and clean slates, it’s also a chance to look back at 2012… a fascinating year. From the eyepopping athleticism of the Summer Olympics in London and the drama of the U.S. Presidential Election to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and …

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The Rich Kids of Instagram: A Worthy Disaster

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From the G6 to the yacht to the private island. by samuelfastlicht

When you combine youth, unlimited cash and iPhone technology, you get braggadocios photographic evidence of a lavish lifestyle.  Also known as the Rich Kids of Instagram.  At first glance, this Tumblr is so ridiculously over the top it’s laughable. But a deeper look reveals for me some …

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Holiday Sale + Round-the-Clock Creative Education Streaming at CreativeLIVE.com

What does a stream of non-stop 24/7 creative education look like? In case you’ve been on vacation, it looks like what http://www.creativeLIVE.com/live has looked like for the past two weeks…and will continue to look for the remaining few days of 2012. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the rest of the year, you can join a community …

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Photoshoot with the World’s Largest Mobile Camera [chasejarvisLIVE re-watch]

Last week we received an early Christmas gift at my Seattle studio. Ian Ruhter and his crew brought the world’s largest mobile camera to chasejarvisLIVE to share the process of wetplate photography with us. Ian’s project has attracted a ton of attention and is a great example of the power of personal work. He transformed his life to follow his …

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Streaking, Ice Baths, Elephants & More — 8 Holiday Celebrations That Go Global

Santa and a Hindu holy man bro out in Allahabad, India. Photo Credit: Rajesh Singh / AP.

It may be pine trees, stockings, eggnog and carols where I’m at in the ‘States, but here’s a look at some seasonal partying elsewhere in the world. Ice swimming, road races, and…it turns out…even KFC. Serbia, Thailand, Japan and the West Bank represent. …

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Sorry I just couldn’t resist…

But as I wish you ALL a wonderful holiday with friends and family and a wonderful 2013 – given that the world is supposed to end today I found myself humming these two songs on the drive to the office today.

Thank you all for your support and comments on the blog this year!     Hopefully we get to …

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20 Behind-the-Scenes Snaps from Our Shoot in Monaco. Happy Friday.

It’s that time of year. The holiday hustle. We’re all trying to squeeze everything in. If you can pull yourself away from work, shopping, traveling or whatever it is you’re doing today – here’s a casual 20 behind-the-scenes shots from my recent work in Monaco for you to peruse on a Friday. I’ll share some of the final campaign images …

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How To Prepare for Your Commercial Photo or Video Shoot — 10 Things Clients Expect In Your Production Notebook


One golden rule to a great photoshoot is to start with great production. A smooth production puts everyone and everything in the right place for the shoot to succeed long before the shutter button gets pressed. That said, I have some of the best producers in the biz on staff. And here, Megan outlines one essential to every commercial production

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Masterclass in Why HFR fails, and a reaffirmation of what makes cinema magical

Peter Jackson, a teriffically talented film maker and pioneer of new cinema technology, has given the world of cinema a very important, and perhaps unintended, gift with his latest film "The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey", as we wrap the year 2012.  

Tonight I went to see his latest film in all three flavors of its release: 3D …

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