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[Pics] The Hyper-reality Photo Style of Winkler+Noah

Blending multiple art disciplines to create a special mix of traditional photography with experimentation, Winkler+Noah have turned out an impressive portfolio. This body of work has landed them clients such as: Audi, BMW, Bose, Jaguar, Martini & Rossi, McDonald’s, Nissan, Saab,Samsung, Volkswagen, Yamaha, blah blah blah, believe me the list just goes on. See what kind of creativity is required to land the big fish.

[Pics] A Perfectly Balanced Model (Maddie the Coonhound)

Most of us started out the same. Having got our first camera the hunt for a subject/model ensued. And sooner or later your early muse comes along. Usually your girlfriend, boyfriend, child or even yourself. But Theron Humphrey may have found the perfectly balanced model in Maddie. A Coonhound with cat like equilibrium and a propensity for posing.

[Video] Become a Professional Photographer in One Week (or not)

Another humorous video from Kai over at DigitalRev has him training a complete newbie to try and pass him off as a pro photographer in under a week of not so intense training. Then they face him off against a real pro in a final challenge with Hasselblad Master Eric Wong as the judge. Will the judge know the difference? Can Kai’s fake pull it off? Watch to find out.

[Pics] Award Winning Portraits of Congolese Wrestlers

Remember the likes of Hulk Hogan, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Roddy Piper and Ric Flair? Well the ghost of wrestlers past maybe nothing more than nostalgic memories of the 80′s for you but the spirit of entertainment wrestling is alive and well in Congo. If you don’t believe me check out documentary photographer, Colin Delfosse‘s, PDN Photo Annual Award 2011 winning work on Congolese wrestlers.

[Video] A Dynamically Lit Elegiac Nighttime Short (a must see!)

Fashion photographer and filmmaker Jacob Sutton teams up with Artec pro snowboarder William Hughes and designer John Spatcher, to make this stunning short that features a very unique light source, an LED suit. Just picture it, a lone surfer illuminating his way down the slopes of Tignes in the Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France, captured on a Red Epic camera. Can’t? You don’t have to. Just watch!

[Video] MyAngryGirlfriend on: How to be a Pro-Photographer

If you don’t get sarcasm then this video, from photographer and YouTube poster MyAngryGirlfriend, is not for you. She’s been “pissing people off since 1983″ and her latest video maybe aimed straight at you. It’s a sarcastic take on the DO’s and DON’Ts of shooting. Although it’s meant to be a humorous guide, you should take it seriously if you find yourself guilty of any of these points.

[Video] How to Lure in the Curious for Great iPhone Footage

This simple trick to get up close and personal with primates at the Los Angeles Zoo may not be rocket science but it did take a rocket scientist to come up with it. Mark B. Rober is an engineer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California and he seems to have a propensity for coming up with clever ideas. See a couple of Mark’s videos after the jump.

[Pics] Gods and Beasts: Striking Portraits From Mongolia

If you had 4 months in Mongolia, would you make the best of it? Well French photographer Remi Chapeaublanc sure as hell did. Check out this magnificent series entitled, “Gods and Beasts”.
For the gear geeks:
My french isn’t what it use to be but if I read correctly, when not shooting film, Remi’s cameras of choice are Minolta Dynax 5D.
 
Update: Remi tells us he took these shots with a Sony A77 prototype on loan from SONY.

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