Posts from the category Video

C’était un Rendezvous

C’était un Rendezvous

One of my favourite pieces of non-fiction film: an eight and a half minute sequence filmed by Claude Lelouch on the streets of Paris in 1976.

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It’s not about the tool you use

It’s not about the tool you use

Pro photographer Zack Arias is thrown down the challenge of taking street portraits using nothing but a point-and-shoot camera and an optically-triggered second flash gun. Zack’s ebullient approach and the results we see towards the end of the film show that photography isn’t about using really expensive equipment.

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The City of Samba

The City of Samba

I’ve seen many miniaturized time-lapse films over the past couple of years, but this is far and away my favourite thus far. By Keith Loutit (of course) and Jarbas Agnelli. Make sure you watch it all the way to the end.

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The Port Of Dover

The Port Of Dover

A timelapse sequence taken around close of service at the ferry port on the south coast of England, the night before we left for the continent and home.

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Emmental fire festival

Emmental fire festival

The Fire Festival in Signau, a small area in the Emmental valley, is a Swiss folk and artistic festival; a smaller equivalent of Burning Man in the U.S. My friend and independent filmmaker Yannick de Zordo – who plays bass guitar for Choo Choo and who produced the great video for their song “We Go” […]

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Look ma, no hands…

Look ma, no hands…

A video shot using my D7000 on a dry toboggan run, hand-held , whilst I was clinging on to the brake with the other hand.

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We Go

We Go

Friends Choo Choo release their next music video, conceived and filmed by their bass player Yan.

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Street musician, Florence, Italy

Street musician, Florence, Italy

I am enjoying the video capabilities of my Nikon, particularly to capture “moving photographs” such as this one. Filmed during our summer holiday in Florence, Italy, whilst we ate mint choc chip ice cream and enjoyed the music.

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Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Whilst presenting my One Frame Movie photos at the Open Show in Lausanne this week, I mentioned Gregory Crewdson. I first became aware of his work in 2008 via David Hobby’s blog and have admired his process ever since. He’s technically more of a film director than a photographer, albeit that the result of his […]

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Annual siren testing

Annual siren testing

One of these days, I’m going to remember (without looking it up on Twitter) that the annual siren test takes place across the whole of Switzerland on the first Wednesday of February. More information on the Swiss government’s portal.

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Gallivant

A clip from the personal video essay by British filmmaker Andrew Kötting.

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Alphorn on the Bonistock

Alphorn on the Bonistock

A lone musician plays alphorn music on the Bonistock mountain peak, high above the lake and village at Melchsee Frutt in canton Obwalden.

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Swiss Alpine Passes – Failed Timelapse 10

One of a series of short timelapse clips taken whilst travelling over four of the Swiss alpine passes. These are only published in low resolution as they are too wobbly and inconsistent to use to form a proper sequence; that’ll teach me to remember my intervalometer next time!

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Swiss Alpine Passes – Failed Timelapse 9

One of a series of short timelapse clips taken whilst travelling over four of the Swiss alpine passes. These are only published in low resolution as they are too wobbly and inconsistent to use to form a proper sequence; that’ll teach me to remember my intervalometer next time!

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Swiss Alpine Passes – Failed Timelapse 8

One of a series of short timelapse clips taken whilst travelling over four of the Swiss alpine passes. These are only published in low resolution as they are too wobbly and inconsistent to use to form a proper sequence; that’ll teach me to remember my intervalometer next time!

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Swiss Alpine Passes – Failed Timelapse 7

One of a series of short timelapse clips taken whilst travelling over four of the Swiss alpine passes. These are only published in low resolution as they are too wobbly and inconsistent to use to form a proper sequence; that’ll teach me to remember my intervalometer next time!

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