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Behind The Scenes Video And Virtual Tour With Larry Perez

Behind The Scenes Video And Virtual Tour With Larry Perez

We here at Fstoppers are all about 'Behind The Scenes'. We are dedicated to finding the best behind the scenes content for your viewing pleasure. Most photographers usually have their videographer buddies film their shoots for videos, but Larry Perez and the people over at Kanga Marketing went a step further. They created two virtual tours of their shoot for the 2013 Pinch a Penny catalog.

BASE Jumping For Pirelli's Annual TV Commercial - Behind The Scenes

BASE Jumping For Pirelli's Annual TV Commercial - Behind The Scenes

Pirelli , known on this site mostly for their (NSFW) Calendar Photoshoots , also creates their TV spots with a high-level approach. Literally, this behind the scenes video shows the setup and production needed to capture skiers BASE jumping off of a huge cliff. How do Pirelli tires fit in? Check out the final cut of the completed video and you'll see how it all comes together. Spoiler Alert: They throw a car off of the cliff too!

Water Wigs Using High Speed Photography

Water Wigs Using High Speed Photography

Back in August we featured Tim Tadder 's series of water wig shots using bald guys . Well Tim is back and this time his impressive series of shots are done with women in latex. Does it get better! Actually as Tim explains the latex fit well as it went with the futuristic fashion shoot concept and allowed them to easily wipe dry after each shot. Red Bull was also on site with a Phantom camera to capture the entire shoot behind the scenes. The movie will be released soon and we look forward to seeing it as I am sure many of you are as well.

The Challenge of Producing My First Acura TV Ad Using A Process Trailer

The Challenge of Producing My First Acura TV Ad Using A Process Trailer

The past summer we were hired by the ad agency Tier 10 Marketing ( same one as my Honda Accord campaign ), under the creative direction of Scott Rodgers , to produce and film a new tv ad for Acura via the New York Acura Dealers Association. I've been an advertising photographer for years, but I co-founded a video production company, 8112 Studios , a few years back along with my friend Nicholas Cambata . We have been very busy with a variety of crazy challenging and fun projects this past year and this ad job was no exception.

Which Strobe Has The Shortest Flash Duration: Profoto, Broncolor, or Einstein?

Which Strobe Has The Shortest Flash Duration: Profoto, Broncolor, or Einstein?

In a world filled with portable speedlights and 3200 watt power packs, photographers might overlook another critical feature of their studio lights: flash duration. Basically flash duration is the time your strobe light contributes to the exposure of your photograph (flash actually can act as "constant light"). Earlier this year, we posted about Broncolor's flash duration compared to Profoto , but how does a much cheaper strobe like the Einstein compare? The results are pretty remarkable!

BTS: Lung Cancer Foundation of America's PSA - 'The Haze'

BTS: Lung Cancer Foundation of America's PSA - 'The Haze'

The people over at MAKE Visual strive to create unique and compelling content for their clients and for the Lung Cancer Foundation of America 's newest PSA entitled, 'The Haze', they wanted a look and feel that worked well with the message that their client was trying to get across. They shot on a RED Epic and used 3DS Max and Fume FX for their post processing to achieve the thin smoke effect.

Nissan Shoots Their Cars Miniature Style

Nissan Shoots Their Cars Miniature Style

To put a little twist on filming one of Nissan's most recent car commercials, the crew involved shot everything on a miniature scale by using a few different RC vehicles. Check out how the team tried to preserve some of the standard elements that you might see in a car commercial. The group gets quite creative in building customized camera mounts to keep the best angles.

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