The Santa Monica Pier from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. a chuck jones film Background Beautiful sonny Sunday afternoon.  Sony A7r.  Sony 55mm f/1.8 & Leica 35mm Summicron non-ASPH.  Add magic and stir. History Santa Monica has had several piers over the years; however, the current Santa Monica Pier is actually two adjoining piers that long had […]

German Places: Ruegen 2014 from Bettina + Uwe Steinmueller on Vimeo. We hoped the Sony RX10 will help with our production of mini documentaries. The idea is the show places from our personal subjective view in short video clips and still images. It is easy to see that we are stills photographers even if we […]

Today, hundreds of thousands of photographs will not be taken.  The US Congress has declared war on landscape photographers.  Thousands of locations are now posted:OFF LIMITS.  Across the country, vacations, that dreamed of and earned respite from a year’s toil, are being collectively ruined. People who actually work for a living and do their jobs […]

Samy’s Camera did a special interview with Peter Fetterman on the opening of the Salgado Genesis show I previously reported on here: http://thecameraforum.com/sebastiao-salgado-genesis/   The following is from a Samys Camera PR Release.  It is an interview with gallery owner Peter Fetterman on his long relationship representing Salgado, and the latest work Genesis reported by Debbie […]

Oneness New Zealand is the first art offering from Shawn Reeder and Kirsi Ranto in their Oneness Mission Project.  Oneness Mission is a global movement sharing beauty, love, and light through visuals, music, and writings. Oneness New Zealand is comprised of 8640 individual images from over 100,000 that were taken as Shawn traveled around New Zealand […]

Skateboarder Magazine – Gurus in the Ganges (Full Length) from Patrik Wallner on Vimeo. I’ve seen a lot of skateboarding footage.  I’ve even shot a bit of it myself.  Is there a more ideal locale for skateboarding than the teeming Kumbh Mela festival in North India which hosts what was estimated to be the world’s […]

One of the strangest, most desolate places I’ve ever been is in the weathered volcano crater called La Morada del Diablo (the place where the devil dwells) in the Pali Aike national park in Chilean Patagonia. People lived here once. They must have had a very hard life.   A few weeks ago, our group […]

Bhutan Panasonic GH3 October 2012 from Ira Block on Vimeo. My friend Ira Block is an internationally renowned photojournalist, teacher and workshop leader who has to date produced more than 30 major stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates, N.G. Traveler and Adventure. Ira tells the backstory of this video in his seminars that he […]

City of Light from H. Paul Moon on Vimeo. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m a complete sucker when it comes to two things:  Paris, France, and great video productions.  Both represent the pinnacle of the arts in my mind, so when they are artfully combined as they are in this […]

The Bicycle Series It was just after sunrise on an October morning in 1989 when Arturo Monroy, a brilliant watercolor painter living in Antigua, Guatemala, opened his window to 7A Avenida Norte.  A neighbor Arturo knew to possess unquestionable psychic talent greeted him as he passed below, proclaiming: “Arturo, something transformational will happen to you […]

The last time I visited Machu Picchu was probably back in 1994.  At that time, it was a long arduous trip first to Cusco, then on to a half day train ride on what had to be the most primitive railroad in South America.  Like every other place in the world, times have changed and […]

My friend Internationally renowned photojournalist Ira Block explores the new LUMIX GH3 in early development and puts it through a challenging pace in the American Southwest.  Ira shoots primarily for National Geographic.  He’s one of the most meticulous photographers I know, and an absolute perfectionist in everything he does – including choosing his gear.  Ira and […]