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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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