Remember that extremely humorous and somewhat controversial Canon C300 video overview created by freelance director and cinematographer, Jon Yi? Well, it seems as though our creative friend is at it again – this time choosing to compare the Canon’s new Cinema Prime Lenses verse the revered L-series optics.
The good folks at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have just released a new composite shot of Saturn taken by the Cassini spacecraft on its 176th orbit around the planet – an image stitch that showcases the celestial body’s iconic rings backlit by the Sun – a first for the space agency and the Cassini Mission.
After capturing his second gold metal of the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men’s 200m sprint, Usain Bolt, the self and critically proclaimed “world’s fastest man,” took the post race celebratory opportunity to show his apparent enthusiasm for sports photography, borrowing a Nikon D4 from Scandinavian press-photographer Jimmy Wixtröm to capture playfully-amazing POV shots from an Olympic athlete.
In leu of the fantastic series of images from NASA we posted yesterday regarding Apolo 11′s historic journey to our distant neighbor, the Moon, comes some more photographic gems from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, this time showcasing the artistic beauty of the geographic characteristics of our home planet.
Last Friday, July 23rd, marked 43-years to the day since man first stepped foot on our nearest neighbor, forever changing the world’s view on space and what can be done when creative and determined minds collectively work together to achieve one common and historic goal.
NASA Reveals ‘The White Marble’ – The First Complete Image of Earth as Seen From Above the North Pole
After gracing us with increasingly splendid composite ‘Blue Marble’ images of our home sweet home, a series of consistently released shots which originated from the Apollo 17 crew in December of 1972, NASA has ventured to do what has never been done until now – release the first complete view of Earth from the North Pole, shown above.
In true light-heated Digital Rev fashion, Kai Wong and the DR-team has created a semi-informative, yet fully-entertaining video highlighting their top 50 photography tips, touched upon in rapid succession and in under 15-minutes.
When Wildlife Meets Expensive Photo Equipment – Bear Gets Up Close and Personal With a Rented Nikon D4 and 600mm F/4 VR
While on a recent photo excursion on the beautiful ground of Yellowstone National Park, wildlife photographer Andrew Kane set out to do what his photographic title would imply – capture candid images of the plethora of majestic animals that call the world’s first national park home. For this, Kane decided to rent the recently released Nikon D4 from the good folks at Lens Rentals, pairing it with the equally adequate 600 f/4 VR super-telephoto lens.
First attempted and performed convincingly in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 film entitled Vertigo, the equilibrium-altering dolly zoom, or “Hitchcock zoom,” is an unsettling in-camera effect that is achieved with the help of a zoom lens, changing the focal distances so that the object of focus is kept in the same position while the camera itself is being or moved toward or away from the subject.