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Screening Room: A Funny Tribute to Freelance Filmmakers

Vimeo   Thursday January 18, 2018

We thought MAP readers might appreciate this film from director Duncan Cowles, since it’s a tribute to freelance filmmakers: After selling just one 7-second clip of a frog over several months, Cowles decided to instead turn his footage into a humorous four-minute short. As Cowles puts it, the film “reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer.” Can you relate to it?   Read the full Story >>

Insight: How This Photo YouTuber Creates His Videos

Peter McKinnon   Thursday January 18, 2018

Have you ever thought about becoming a vlogger? Peter McKinnon, a popular photography and cinematography YouTuber, has a tutorial showing how he makes his videos. He goes through his process from planning and gear selection to lighting, shooting and editing. (You’ll also see how he shoots b-roll. (See also: item 4.)    Read the full Story >>

Tell Us About Your Motion Projects ...

Facebook   Thursday January 18, 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: How This PPD Reader Added 3D Movement to Still Images

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 10, 2018

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 ...   Read the full Story >>

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