David Schonauer

Trending: How Phil Hart Captured the 2017 Solar Eclipse With 12 Cameras

By David Schonauer   Monday July 1, 2019

Is space the final frontier for photographers and filmmakers? We recently rounded up a number of photo projects focused on the Milky Way. Today we feature a video of the 2017 solar eclipse that brought daytime darkness to a swath of the United States. The video, titled "The Moon in Motion," comes from photographer Phil Hart and a team of other photographers who used ...   Read the full Story >>

How To: Use a Pan Shot, Avoid Beginner Drone Mistakes ... and More

By David Schonauer   Wednesday June 12, 2019

Sometimes it's good enough just to not be wrong. Today's roundup of filmmaking tutorials from around the web features a number of lessons about how to avoid common mistakes -- including five mistakes you mustn't make when switching from photography to video. You'll also find out about eight beginner drone filmmaking mistakes, and five big no-nos of shooting B-roll. But it ...   Read the full Story >>

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 ...   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 ...   Read the full Story >>

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