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Creative Design Technology Visual

LA Funtimes… with the Leica Q (Typ 116)

I recently bought the new Leica Q from Ken Hansen (if you want great Leica dealer–I highly recommend him) and was lucky enough to be able to take it for a spin during a trip to Los Angeles.

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Taken with the Leica Q #nofilter

View some photos in the gallery.

This was the first time I’d used the camera, but wow, what an amazing piece of kit. There’s a lovely quote from Ken Hansen to Craig Cutler which I’ve pulled from the Leica Camera blog to share:

“These are the best lenses in the world, choose your f/stop, set your shutter speed, start shooting, and throw away the owner’s manual. It’s that simple.”

I couldn’t agree more.

Like a lot of people I totally fell in love with this camera. It’s next level no-compromise product design. But more importantly I had fun shooting with it–and am looking forward to throwing it my bag, taking more photos, and maybe even becoming a better photographer in 2016.

It’s also an absolute stunner.

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Creative Digital Visual

The Slow Mo Guys – Droplet Collisions at 5000fps

More droplet loveliness.

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Advertising Creative Design Digital Visual

Stop motion form and colour, using light painting techniques

Light Drive has it all.. stop motion, light painting, Arduino and some Tron soundtrack action.

Light Drive from Kim Pimmel on Vimeo.

The video is stop motion, so every frame is an individually shot photograph. Each photograph is a long exposure photo, with exposures reaching up to 20 seconds in some cases. The lights are controlled using Arduino controlled via bluetooth to drive a stepper motor. The stepper motor controls the movements of the lights remotely from Processing. The light sources include cold cathode case lights, EL wire, lasers and more.

More info on the Vimeo page. Woohoo!!

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General Visual

Have a look at this picture. It’s amazing

It’s Neil Armstrong on his way back up from the Lunar surface. Look how knackered but happy he looks. One of the best portraits ever taken.

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Creative Digital Visual

Batman logo. Light Writing version

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Creative Digital Visual

Future Photography from the Sci-Fi Airshow

Love this, but especially when the 3D models are in the ‘real world’ environments. The space shots on the site don’t really carry the effect as well. Click the images for a larger view.

Full photo set here – http://www.scifiairshow.com/guided-tour.html

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Creative Funny

Sorry, but you are not the droids we’re looking for

More here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/st3f4n/sets/72157616350171741/

via the brilliant stormtroopers365.com

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Creative Music Visual

Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010

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Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 from Sean Stiegemeier on Vimeo.

Another stunning video shot on the Canon 5D, this time of the active volcano in Iceland.

Sean Stiegemeier was inspired to get out and shoot the event after the saw all the ‘mediocre pictures’ being shown on tv.

Great colour. Great music. Love it.

Music: Jónsi – Kolniður (jonsi.com)
Camera: Canon 5D MkII
Motorized Dolly via MILapse (vimeo.com/milapse)

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Creative Mobile Technology Visual

Make London rose-tinted

Photos of Streatham, taken with the Cross Process iPhone app.

See and download the full gallery on posterous

Sent from my iPhone