Blade Runner is one of today's universally acclaimed neo-noir, science fiction films that caught the essence of the genre. The visuals are known for being both simple and complex simultaneously, in which lighting played a huge part in its visual storytelling.
Geoff Boyle and Nic Knowland deconstruct the cinematography of Blade Runner, the 1982 film that is beloved and praised for its special effects in the absence of non-digital technology, comprehensively discussing and comparing lighting and lenses that were utilized in the original Blade Runner and the latest - Blade Runner 2049
Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" is a film-noir classic and masterpiece that film enthusiasts continue to praise. For the admirers of Hitchcockian cinema, you may want a perusal of this behind-the-scenes album.
The time we spend with our beloved ones is truly precious, and moments we capture along the way always remind us of it. There are some particularly special days when we just want to take photos until there is no film left.
American artist *Charles Atlas* is a known pioneer in developing media-dance, also called 'dance for the camera'; now, in the age of technology, he changes his usual human cast with digitized numerical figures.
As one of the richest film industries in the world, the British Film Institute celebrates Indian filmmaking and its diversity -- from Bollywood to Tollywood with a digitized archive now available for viewing.
The best films from then and today do not only rely on good scripts and the arcs in storytelling. Visual storytelling is 50% of a film, too, and it's the scene that should say it all. Subjective perspective is one of the approaches to make compelling cinematography.
Filmmaker James Cameron is one of the most successful people in cinema to date and is one of the definers of contemporary mainstream cinema with his excessive use of special effects and epic themes. Now, what does it take to inspire a filmmaker such as Cameron? Here are his influences.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy teams up with @honeygrahams224 to sing the praises of two plastic toy cameras.
What makes up a Sofia Coppola film? What're the criteria to consider something as Sofia Coppola-esque? Is it with the pastels or soft lighting? Or the drunk-then-sobered cinematography? This super-edit of Jacob Swinney might have the answers.
For lomographer Ana Batrićević, shooting on film is a welcome break from her mostly digital work. With her grandfather's camera, she documents the world around her in nostalgic hues, a process that serves as a reminder of her childhood. Get to know our newcomer of the week in this interview.
Photographer Lydia Trappenberg has worked for companies such as Thistle Magazine, Stern and NEON. She has a talent for creating dream like photos using a mix of film and digital. We lent her the Petzval 85 Art Lens to test out the soft bokeh effect on her wonderful portraits.