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David Schonauer

Spotlight: A NYC Time Lapse, Droning the Alps, and the Aurora Australis

By David Schonauer   Thursday May 9, 2019

Today's spotlight of remarkable motion art is a world tour. We start in New York City, with time-lapse video from photographer Michael Shainblum. "I vividly remember my first experience of New York City as a kid, before I became a photographer," Shainblum notes "The sheer sense of scale, the incredible architecture and just the overall feeling I got walking around the city. That experience ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: For This Music Video, Michael Wiehart Created Dancing Droids

By David Schonauer   Tuesday May 7, 2019

Do androids dream of electronic dance steps? They do in a video from musician Ali Hashemi's new music project Hooked on Bionics, whose first song, "Are You Human?," is, Hashemi notes, "a robot love story for the ages." The video was created by New York-based director and creative director Michael Wiehart, who shot, directed, edited, animated and composited the entire project by burning some ...   Read the full Story >>

How To: Shoot B-Roll, Get Great Action Shots, Shoot Cinematic Footage with a Smartphone ... and more

By David Schonauer   Monday May 6, 2019

Got a smartphone? You can be a cinematographer. Today's roundup of filmmaking tutorials from around the web includes tips on how to capture high-value cinematic footage with a smartphone. One tip: It's all about lighting. Luckily, we also have a tutorial on lighting tricks you can do with your smartphone. There are also tips on shooting B-roll, how to get amazing shots from inside ...   Read the full Story >>

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