If you’ve ever dreamed of flying like a bird, here’s your chance. “Mountain Surfing” takes you on a thrilling FPV (First Person View) flight via remote controlled (R/C) plane over and around some snow-covered Alpine peaks, including the Matterhorn. This is one of a series of flight videos by Team BlackSheep, a duo that tags itself as “The R/C Daredevils.” Because some R/C enthusiasts are blaming them for attracting unwanted regulatory attention, Team BlackSheep has requested that we not disclose their real names. (Warning: if you’re prone to motion sickness or don’t like heights, this may not be the video for you.)

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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

W.M. Hunt on Making “Art” and Artists’ Statements

Posted by on Monday August 3, 2015 | Fine Art, PDN Video Picks

Veteran collector, curator and photography consultant W.M. Hunt has a reputation for his straight-talking career advice. In this exclusive PDN video, he talks about a strategic mistake made by many aspiring fine-art photographers, and how to avoid it. He also demystifies the process of writing a good artist’s statement, and makes a case against spending... More

PDN Video: W.M. Hunt on How to Build Career Bridges (Not Burn Them)

Posted by on Wednesday July 29, 2015 | Business, Fine Art, PDN Video Picks

Photography careers are built on talent and hard work. But they also depend upon relationships–with mentors, editors, art directors, curators and others who can provide the critical support required for any career to grow and thrive. Veteran collector, curator and photography consultant W.M. Hunt explains in this exclusive PDN video how to build those important... More