David Schonauer

How It Was Done: This Film Was Shot at 2520mm

Vimeo   Thursday May 24, 2018

After experimenting with shutter speed, you can fool around with extreme focal lengths. That’s what filmmaker Luke Miller  did to create his three-minute shot Sun Moon London, which beautifully captures the city illuminated by sun and moon through a 2520mm-equivalent lens. PetaPixel  explains how he used a Canon 5D Mark III DSLR and Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens with a 1.4x teleconverter to achieve the effect.   Read the full Story >>

Opportunities: Get Your Film Featured by WeTransfer

nofilmschool   Thursday May 24, 2018

Cloud-based computer file transfer service WeTransfer wants to also be a full-fledged media company, and to that end the company is actively looking for creative projects to support and showcase on its WePresent  platform — including films, notes NoFilmSchool, which features some of the first WeTransfer-funded motion projects. What’s wanted: “the unusual and unexpected, stories that feature creative thinking but push the boundaries of what that means.”   Read the full Story >>

Tell Us About Your Motion Projects ...

Facebook   Thursday January 25, 2018

We’re eager to learn about your motion projects and to feature them here in the Motion Arts Pro edition of Pro Photo Daily. Looking for feedback on a work in progress? Do you have a finished piece you’d like the world to know about, or a Kickstarter project? Please contact me (button at top) to get in touch. Be sure to check out the Motion Arts Pro Facebook page, too. You can find an archive of Motion Arts Pro posts here and a look at the best of some of our posts on Flipboard. Follow me on Twitter @davidschonauer.   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: The Best of April

By David Schonauer   Wednesday May 16, 2018

Sean Kernan found something unexpected Uganda. That was his plan. "I was looking for lives unlike my own," says the Connecticut-based photographer. Wandering the streets of the country's capital, he came across the Kampala Boxing Club and ended up capturing the scene there in a short film that, in its own way, is a meditation on both violence and beauty. It's one ...   Read the full Story >>

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