David Schonauer

Spotlight: Turning Sex Toys Into GIF Art

By David Schonauer   Tuesday September 19, 2017

It all started with a box of dildos: Photographer and MAP reader Jesse Untracht-Oakner recently teamed with designer Jenna Josepher to create a motion-art experiment called "SFW" (as in "safe for work"), featuring sex toys. "SFW" is indeed safe for work, because the toys have been recontextualized and desexualized in a series of playful GIFs. The idea came about after the producer on the ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: DJI Unveils Highest Resolution Drone Cinema Camera Ever

CINEMA 5D   Thursday October 19, 2017

Designed to work with the DJI Inspire 2 drone, the new Zenmuse X7  camera can record 6K video at 30fps, notes NoFilmSchool. The camera boasts a Super 35mm sensor, which will provide shooting capabilities not just in terms of a shallower depth of field but also with lower noise, adds Cinema 5D. It is compatible with four DL-Mount lenses (16mm, 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm), all with a maximum aperture of F/2.8, giving drone operators the flexibility of choice for composition and depth of field and new low light capabilities. News Shooter  has more   Read the full Story >>

Documentary: Faces from the Frontline Against ISIS

Vimeo   Thursday October 19, 2017

As a followup to the 2015 film Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan, independent photographer and director Joey L. embedded himself with Kurdish guerrilla organizations in the front lines of the fight against ISIS. The result is his new short documentary Born From Urgency. The film opens with a drone’s-eye view of Shengal, a city reduced to rubble after a bitter battle. “This is what victory looks like,” says the filmmaker in a voiceover narration. Go here  for more.   Read the full Story >>

How To: Premiere Pro Editing Tricks and One-Click Color in Photoshop

Boone Loves Video   Thursday October 19, 2017

Who doesn’t want to edit video faster? A new instructional video from Boone Loves Video offers tricks and tips on navigating the Premiere Pro interface, customizing the workspace, and more. Learn, for instance, how to Zoom to Sequence, maximize whatever panel your mouse is hovering over, and how to quickly resize all video or audio tracks by holding the shift key while scrolling your mouse wheel/touchpad. Meanwhile, PiXimperfect  explains how to color correct with one click in Photoshop.   Read the full Story >>

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