The Power of a Camera and the Rarest Thing in Filmmaking
It seemed to me, when I was 12, it took forever. He took like 45 minutes trying to decide between, “Should I get the Canon F-1 or the Canon FTb?” The Canon F-1 was like the best camera they made and the FTb was sort of one level down. I was getting ...
Famed "Pitch Drop" Experiment Finally Captured on Camera
Tar pitch is funny stuff. If you hit it hard, it'll shatter — but give it enough time, and it'll flow like water. How much time? Well, how about the rate of one dop per decade, and that famed drop has finally been captured on film. The best known Pitch ...
Documentary clicks capture richness of New China
Today, about 100 million in the country have top equipment. But accessibility is only one reason why veteran photographers claim that now it's the best time for documentary photography. For them, this era is such a gold mine of material that they simply ...
Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera
And what is the proper definition of "snuff film," anyway? Through of series of interviews with film experts, college professors, and a retired FBI agent and police officer, Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera tries to answer these questions.
Three cool cameras for photo enthusiasts
Taking photos is more ... level by using a camera that is reminiscent of the classic instant photography cameras. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 forgoes the LCD screen, interchangeable lens, and other complicated settings common in digital cameras today.