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Breathtaking Timelapses Turn Massive Stormfronts Into Swirling Masterpieces

It might seem like photographer Mike Olbinski is always at the right place at the right time to capture Mother Nature’s fury. But for his latest film, Pursuit, he actually spent three months driving across 10 US states to capture this amazing timelapse footage, chasing storms and weather patterns for over 28,000 miles. Read More >>

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Five Film Scenes with Genius Camera Movement

It’s obvious, right? In films, the camera points us toward what we should look at. We follow the action by following the camera that’s following the action of the scene. But camera movements in films can also make us feel something, too. If the camera pushes in, we’re supposed to look closer. If it pulls out, we might be removing ourselves from the scene. The movement of the camera can go beyond just making us see something. Read More >>

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Soothe Yourself With Every Single Oscar Winner for Best Cinematography

Take a deep breath before you watch this collection of every Academy Award winner for Best Cinematography. There are so many wonderful shots and beautiful movies from between 1927 an today that you might get lost in them and forget how to live. Read More >>

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The Gorgeous Silhouette Shots of One of the Best Cinematographers of All Time

Roger Deakins is a cinematographer who’s worked on films such as The Shawshank Redemption, No Country for Old Men, Sicario, Skyfall, and many others that you’ve probably seen and loved. He has 13 Academy Award nominations for best cinematography and is responsible for so many beautiful shots and gorgeous films over the years that it’s obvious that he’s one of the most brilliant directors of photography ever. Just take a look at some of his work. Read More >>

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This Timelapse Makes Fog Look Like the Oceans Flooding the Entire Earth

There’s not enough ice on the Earth’s polar caps to flood the entire planet should global warming turn it all into water. But sea levels will keep rising, and Danny MacRostie’s beautiful timelapse footage of fog rolling over California’s Mount Tamalpais feels like an eery sneak peek of where the world might be headed. Read More >>

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The Amazing Contraption That Made This Impossible Burger Drop Shot Possible

The burger drop shot, where the ingredients of the world’s most perfect food appear to fall from the sky and perfectly stack themselves upon landing, pops up a lot in fast food commercials. But seeing what it takes to realise this footage without computer graphics makes you wonder if it’s worth all the effort. Read More >>

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The Hidden Trick in Almost Every Classic Hitchcock Scene

Hitchcock is the unquestioned master of suspense. But what is it about his scenes that makes them so gripping, and why do they stand up to repeated viewings, even when you know the twist? Read More >>

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These Mad Max: Fury Road Before and After Comparisons Make Me Love it Even More

Mad Max: Fury Road is an undeniable triumph for humanity. But in case you needed even more reason to love and respect this visual masterpiece, we now have a series of comparisons showing some of the film’s original action sequence shots next to their post-visual-effects counterparts. Read More >>

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Camera Experts Designed a New Kind of 360° Rig for Jupiter Ascending

Lovely though it is in person, Chicago can seem like a grim, grey place on film. So when the Wachowskis decided to film key moments of their new blockbuster Jupiter Ascending there, they didn't just wait for the most beautiful light – they built a whole new type of camera to capture it. Read More >>

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On the Set of the Most Immersive WW2 Film Ever Made

For years virtual reality technology has remained intractably saddled with Lawnmower Man-era content. Even with the advent of affordable, consumer-targeted VR systems like the Oculus Rift, the most common application has been immersive video games. That's all about to change. Read More >>

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Here’s the 4K IMAX Camera That’s Going to Make 3D Movies Awesome Again

If you thought 3D movies were only a fad that has already come and gone for good, think again. IMAX cameras have been used to shoot 3D films and documentaries for decades now, including immersive content for theme park rides. And the company has just revealed a new fully integrated dual 65mm 4K digital 3D camera that promises to make seeing 3D movies at your local theater worthwhile again. Read More >>

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Hear all About the Amazing Cinematography of House of Cards

Been watching season two of House of Cards? The answer is yes. So you know how beautiful the cinematography is. In an interview with Go Creative, Igor Martinovic, the show's cinematographer tells how he crafted the show's unique visual style. Read More >>

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A Professional Short Film Shot on a Barbie

When Video Girl Barbie came out in 2010 it seemed like a pretty weird idea to jam a camera into a doll's décolletage. And at 1.2 MP and 240p, the specs didn't exactly make it worthwhile. Read More >>