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Spotlight: How This PPD Reader Added 3D Movement to Still Images
The lines between still and motion photography continue to blur. We recently heard from a reader, photographer Piotr Powietrzynski, about a technique he's been experimenting with: adding a 3D movement to the two-dimensional photographs. "Since I took my first photo, I've contemplated how to show the full depth of emotion in a two-dimensional photograph," said Powietrzynski. "One day I came across a demo for the VoluMax - 3D Photo Animator on YouTube. That's when I started to discover a new emotional outlet." We feature his work today.
The DART Board: 01.16.2018
Talks / Book Events / Screenings / and Beyond Tuesday, January 16 Life Model Drink & Draw | Instruction, Discussion & Exploration of Process with Catherine Lepp, 6;15-8:30 pm. Back Room at the Cobra Club, 6 Wycoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Info Continues every Tueseday through February Wednesday, January 17 Gender & Justice | Sarah Maslin Nir, Lucy Lang, Rev. Vivian D. Nixon, 7 pm. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Info Petalumagic, community-created window, ...
Roberto Guerra Covers the Barcelona Soccer Team -- in Ecuador
It's the most famous soccer team in the nation. But it's not the one in Spain. The Barcelona Sporting Club of Ecuador was founded some 90 years ago in Guayaquil, the country's largest city, by Catalans. And within Ecuador, its fortunes resonate mightily. In 2016, The New York Times profiled the team and turned to Los Angeles-based photographer Roberto "Bear" Guerra, who was formerly based in Quito, to provide photographs for the story. His images have since earned him a spot among the winners of the Latin American Fotografia 6 competition.
Illustrator Profile - Elliot Stokes: "Make at least half as much art as you consume"
Elliot Stokes is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and art director (he works at People magazine). Stokes says about his graphic duality, "I love making pictures and using them to tell stories, so I'm lucky to get to do this in more ways than one." He has created editorial illustrations for a variety of publications, including a notable series of zodiac signs for Teen Vogue. Other recent memorable work includes a marketing project for Estee Lauder and an editorial project for Them.us.
- Illustrator Profile - Robert Neubecker: "I fell in love with editorial illustration in all its forms"
The SONY a9: What the Pros Have to Say
"Eventually you knew it had to happen. Sooner or later cameras would get so good at what they did that basically your job as a photographer would be to look for interesting things to shoot and then try not to get in the camera's way as it did it's thing capturing them. I mean, imagine if a camera had pretty much flawless exposure capability, flawless focusing and could fire and focus so fast it never missed a frame?" So writes Jeff Wignall in todays Street Test of the Sony a9 full-frame mirrorless camera. Sony Artisans of Imagery Katrin Eisman, Andy Katz, and Pat Murphy-Racey join in with their takes on the 24.2-megapixel camera that has caused an uproar in the photo industry.