Friday Fun: The Fitness Republic of China, by Christopher Wahl

Posted by on Friday March 18, 2011 | Fun

Corporate photographer Christopher Wahl shot this video in a park in Shanghai, China, on one of his days off. He used a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and turned the whole piece into a microsite of nonstop repetitious exercise movements,  http://www.the (rollover each individual frame on the site to hear the accompanying audio. “I was inspired by how a simple movement and the initial act of practice is reflective in the lives of many living in China,” Wahl says. His favorite is the man in the blue sweatsuit shaking his posterior. What’s yours?

All images © Christopher Wahl




Top Gear News of 2016

Posted by on Thursday December 29, 2016 | Fun, Photo Gear

It was a busy year for photo gear technology, as PDN‘s Technology Editor Greg Scoblete can attest. Over the past 12 months, he’s reviewed and reported on advances in photo technology, giving readers the pros, cons, and unique features of new cameras, video equipment and lenses, advancements in storage capabilities and what the next iteration of... More

Throw Back: When Cameras Used Floppy Disks

Posted by on Monday December 12, 2016 | Fun

For those who bore witness to the birth of digital photography, this video from The 8-Bit Guy should strike a nostalgic chord. Before you watch it, you should go to your camera and pop out an SD card or, better still, a microSD card, and put it in front of you. Now imagine what the... More

Natalie Brasington’s Breakthrough Portraits of Amy Schumer

Posted by on Wednesday December 7, 2016 | Celebrity, Fun

Natalie Brasington, a New York based photographer specializing in conceptual portraits of comedians, explains how she got started, and shares practical advice for aspiring celebrity photographers. In the video below, she shows how she conceived some of her early portraits of comedian Amy Schumer, and more recent portraits of other comedians. PDN: What draws you... More