PDN Video Pick: Sports Illustrated Photographs the Super Bowl

Posted by on Friday February 25, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

Yes, the Super Bowl was nearly a month ago and no, our beloved NY Jets did not make it again this year (though Rex Ryan “guarantees” next year will be our year) but we still think you’ll enjoy the below video showing how Sports Illustrated photographers covered the big game.

Remember the days when there were “film” runners? Well, now there are fleet-footed “card” runners helping to move over 11,000 images per hour from 11 Sports Illustrated photographers at the Super Bowl. That’s a lot of photos of men in yellow spandex! See how they handled it:




Gerd Ludwig on His “Invisible Flash” Technique

Posted by on Thursday September 29, 2016 | Lighting, PDN Video Picks

Photographer Gerd Ludwig is a lighting master with TTL strobe lights. He uses them in unusual and unpredictable ways to direct the the viewer’s eye through his photographs, convey a sense of place, and define his visual style. Yet his strobe lights are all but invisible, blending with available light sources. In this video, Ludwig... More

Video Pick: Magnus Wennman Pushes Boundaries with “Fatima’s Drawings”

Posted by on Monday April 4, 2016 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

FATIMA’S DRAWINGS from Magnus Wennman on Vimeo. Among three finalists for the World Press Photo short form multimedia prize is Magnus Wennman’s outstanding 5-1/2 minute video called “Fatima’s Drawings.” His “Where the Children Sleep” project was widely published last year, and “Fatima’s Drawings” is a continuation of his work documenting the plight of refugee children... More