10 reasons VERO is slapping instagram right now

Are you on VERO, has instagram jumped the shark? Will the mainstream users flock over to it and just not content creators?

An Interview with Fred Lyon: San Francisco Time

Fred Lyon was known a photographer who captured the spirit of San Francisco in brilliant black-and-white starting in the late 1940s. He died yesterday (Aug 25th, 2022) at the age of 97. Most notable were his images from the 1950s of night, rain and fog in the city. They capture the both the literal and […]

Best of 2021 – GoPro Year in Review

Every year GoPro comes out with these great year in review videos. I’m amazed at the adrenaline rushes these videographers must get when filming these scenes. All I can do is sit back and enjoy.. but I did think about strapping a Gopro to my cat and dropping a phonebook on the kitchen floor next […]

Build a Homemade Super 8 Movie Viewer

Van Neistat is the brother of Casey Neistat and he put together this fun little video of taking a Fisher Price movie viewer and customizing it with your own movies. It might take a lot of cartridges for a long movie, but this is pretty fun project.

5 Must Use Street Photography Tips

Street photography is always a rush for me, I love getting those unexpected shots especially in my hometown of Seattle at the Pike Place Market. Tim Northey walks you through some great tips and the one key thing I saw in his images that he didn’t address, he uses a lot of things from buildings, […]

Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall Official Trailer 

Jim Marshall has always been a favorite photographer of mine and the documentary is so inspiring. Though this is just the trailer, you can find it now on HULU.

Copy Color Grading from Paintings with Photoshop

Unmesh Dinda has another great tutorial for photoshop. In this example he uses the Mona Lisa and color grades another portrait photo from this example. You might also check out his other video “Copy the Color Grading from Any Image with Photoshop”

A Master at Work: Sir Don McCullin in Kolkata

Kolkata is a city rich with photographic opportunity. Follow Master Photographer Sir Don McCullin as he captures the richness and vibrancy of this city of almost 15 million people packed into 80 square miles. At 82 years old, Don is hard to keep up with as his excitement and champing at the bit to get […]

Behind The Scenes – Our Planet in Kenya

Having been to Africa (Tanzania) on numerous occasions as a tour leader, there are times when one wishes they had one of the amazing Cineflex gyro stabilized cameras. Using a 50-1000mm lens, Silverback Productions was able to get some amazing video.