First things first: The skier recorded in this video is fine. This footage of a skier’s tumble down a mountain peak was captured with a GoPro 3D Hero system mounted to the skier’s helmet. As Technology Editor Dan Havlik noted in his review of the GoPro system, the tough plastic housing allows you to strap the cameras onto a surfboard or a helmet. And, he notes, it was designed to take a licking.
Objects of Desire: GoPro 3D Hero System
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 ›
The Nine, fine-art photographer Katy Grannan’s first feature film, will have its U.S. premier at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival in Hot Springs, Arkansas in October, and will also feature at the New Orleans Film Festival that same month. Grannan recently spoke with PDN about the the film, which chronicles the lives of a... More ›
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 ›