Banking on some tried and true emotional marketing techniques, Canon Japan may have reached an entirely new level of “cute,” creating the 30-second TV-spot above for the new Rebel SL1, or Kiss X7 in Japan. What do you think of Canon’s clever portrayal of capturing the decisive moment?
What’s better on a Tuesday night than to watch an intelligently crafted example of what thinking outside the box can yield – a tremendous visual showcase that should do more than get your creativity flowing for weeks to come.
Last year, Google set the Google Glass hype train in motion, releasing an early video preview showing what could possibly be in store for the ambitious wearable headset. Fast forward many a month, and a few image and video samples of what the on-board camera is capable of, and not much has kept the initial debut momentum running, nor have our eager minds been satiated with any type of noteworthy update – that is of course, until now….
Equipped with a Canon ID Mark IV paired with an EF 500mm f/4L and a Canon 2x EF Teleconverter, photographer and visual artist Mark Gee set his 1300mm equivalent focal length rig on Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand recently for the sole purpose of capturing the beautiful scene the video above shows – a real time Moon rise reiterating the fact of how small we really are and how beautiful our world really is.
When word first broke, and the production shots from jOBS, the upcoming biographical drama based on the life of the late Steve Jobs, started to leak, it was evident that Ashton Kutcher’s physical similarities to the iconic figure would deem him suitable for a proper portrayal. However, the question of whether he could actually embody the persona of Apple’s co-founder/renaissance man always remained – until now…
Sometimes, it takes a different and more light-hearted approach to learning for a message to really stick with you, and by the looks of it, the folks at Glove and Boots were interested in using this notion to teach us some of the basic fundamentals of Photoshop in the humorous video shown above.
Johnnie Behiri, a freelance cameraman for the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), was able to secure a pre-production version of the full-frame Canon 6D, resulting in the first sample footage publicly released shown above and below, much to the delight of eagerly-awaiting pixel-peepers.
I never get tired of hearing the thoughts and photographic tid-bits from the renowned Leica-yielding, award-winning, NY street photographer by the name of Joel Meyerowitz – a true visionary whose contributions to the growth and acceptance to color photography will forever be recognized and applauded.
As I’m sure you all have witnessed via the extensive television and inter-webs coverage, the space-shuttle Endeavour’s last mission to its final resting place at California Science Center has ended after a painstakingly slow transportation process down the crowded streets of Los Angeles.