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Cinema 5D Review the Canon T4i / 650D Video

Cinema5D’s Sebastian has put together a video reviews of the Canon T4i / 650D and even has a video at various ISOs to compare the noise to that of Canon 7D. [more]

The Slow Motion Video Behind the “Blow Job” Series

Back in May our very own Noam brought you this mind face blowing picture post where Lithuanian photographer Tadao Cern, had taken portraits of people as their faces where being blasted by g-force winds. Since then Tadao has put out a slow motion video that shows all the lip flapping, teeth rattling, eye twisting, jaw dropping (you get the idea) action from his “Blow Job” series. [more]

Creative Projector Portraits

I love projectors. I’ve been trying to come up with a cool photo project using a projector for years now just so I had an excuse for my wife to buy one. Alas inspiration has yet to strike, a problem John Clang doesn’t seem to have as can be seen in his series, “Blind Spot”. Check out these portraits John took by projecting the subject’s portrait back onto their own face. Well done John truly an inspiring idea if not a tad creepy. [more]

Behind Charlie Sheen’s Rolling Stone Cover Shoot (NSFW:language)

Here is a short video featuring Charlie Sheen commentating on his RollingStones cover shoot. No offense Charlie but I would personally love to see this video with comments from Peggy Sirota, the photographer taking the shots. Maybe if we ask nice, our very own Reese Moore could track her down for an FS Spotlight. I mean let’s be honest. [more]

Rubidium Wu’s Insights on Directing a Zombie Series

An idea can start small but very quickly grow into something bigger and better. Such was the case with “The Silent City”, a web series written and directed by Rubidium Wu. Listen/read as Rubidium talks about how his small 3 person project grew into a full scale production. Another perfect example of how all you really need is creativity, initiative and motivation. [more]

Light Painting Portrait Photographer on America’s Got Talent

The Aurora Light Painters troupe performed a light painting routine that used a large digital display as their recording medium (as opposed to your camera’s sensor or film) for “America’s Got Talent” judges: Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel. Light painting is no doubt old news to our readers but for most of the mainstream this is their first encounter with this technique. So [more]

More Street Fashion Photography Gold from The Sartorialist in Madrid

Here is a short video that features The Sartorialist with Loewe in Madrid. If you’re quick and pay attention there are a couple tips in this video about good approach practices as The Sartorialist discusses his process. [more]

Fstoppers Malware Virus Update: A False Positive Headache

The threat of a major security attack becomes increasingly imminent the more popular a website becomes. As a few of you know, Fstoppers.com has been sending malware warnings to a select number of visitors using AVG, Kaspersky, and Sucuri anti virus programs. The GREAT NEWS is these warnings were false positives and only affected antivirus programs that were either outdated or running an incorrect virus definition. For more information about this, read the full post below: [more]

The Best Fstoppers’ Posts From May 2012

Your “Likes”, “Tweets”, comments and clicks all help us know which are our best posts of the month. And because we don’t want anyone to miss any of Fstoppers’ goodness we put “The Best of” in a monthly newsletter for you. So, if you think you may have missed anything this last month, check out the top 10 posts and don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter if you haven’t already. [more]

Paparazzi: Vice Stalks the Stalkers (language nsfw)

Steven Randolph and videographer Steven Perilloux give celebrity chasing paparazzi a taste of their own medicine in this short video Vice segment, “Pap Smear”. I dare you to watch this video and not make some kind of comment. I’m curious to see if any of our readers will come to the defense of paparazzi. Is there a right way to do this kind of work? Let’s hear your thoughts.
Vice: “Paparazzi make a living by chasing down celebrities and shoving cameras in their faces and up their skirts. We decided to hunt a few down and give them a taste of their own disgusting medicine.” [more]

Unbelievable Liquid Flower Photography Takes Patience, Dedication, Artistry

At the beginning of the year we brought you a post featuring Jack Long’s Fluid Sculptures but since then Jack has taken his already impressive technique and made it even more amazing with his latest series, Vessels and Blooms. Jack not only seems to be growing fluid flowers but his mastery of his craft as well
Jack Long: “Wanted to advance my fluid suspension/high speed photography to a higher level [more]

Nikon’s D4 & D800 1.01 Firmware Update Fixes Lockup Issue

Back in April we posted news from Nikon Rumors regarding lockup issues that affected the D800, D800E and D4. Good news. Nikon has released firmware update 1.01 which is said to have fixed that pesky little bug. Thanks again to Nikon Rumors for always keeping us in the know. [more]

[News] Vogue Bans Skinny and Underaged Models

Nineteen Vogue editors have pledged to use only healthy models on their editorial pages and banned underage models, to maintain a healthy and realistic depiction of adult women’s bodies. The editors have agreed on six points, that will appear in Vogue’s June issue, which includes not knowingly work with models under the age of 16 or “who appear to have an eating disorder”. [more]

[News] Canon Fixed The 5DM3 Light Leak With Tape

As they received their first shipment of fixed 5D Mark IIIs the crew over at LensRentals.com couldn’t help but take a quick peak to see how Canon solved the light leak issue. They were not at all surprised by their findings but you may be. Apparently all it took was a little bit of tape. [more]

[Video] How to Photograph a Funeral

Natalie Norton photographs the funeral of a 16 year old girl and then shares her insights about the experience with you. This video is a slideshow of Natalie’s work from that day but to get the most of her experience be sure to read her full post [more]

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