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Felix Hernandez Lands ‘Rover’ on the Moon

Felix Hernandez Lands 'Rover' on the Moon

A long-time friend of Fstoppers Felix Hernandez shoots an out of this world cover for Top Gear Magazine. This project is a perfect example of how brands, publications, and artists can collaborate authentically.

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Photographer Compares an iPhone 11 Pro Against His $13,000 Camera

Photographer Compares an iPhone 11 Pro Against His $13,000 Camera

iPhone 11 Pro steps in the ring against Fuji GFX 100 in the other corner. David versus Goliath. Can you guess which of the images is shot on a mobile phone? No, it’s not a trick question.

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Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies’ Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies' Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

David F. Sandberg, the director of Shazam, lifts the curtain of what Hollywood movie test screenings are. In this hilarious but very helpful video, you will find how feedback from these events may affect the way a film is edited and marketed.

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Get a Glimpse of How They Made the Most Ambitious Single Shot Film Ever Made

Get a Glimpse of How They Made the Most Ambitious Single Shot Film Ever Made

The long take has been a staple of film for decades, showing off a director’s capability at managing a set and camera movement. Some directors have been ambitious enough to create entire films using a “single shot,” which are really many shots cleverly stitched together to appear as one long, continuous take. But none have been as ambitious as Sam Mendes with his upcoming film, “1917.”

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Good Actor and Deepfake AI Technology Create Disturbingly Realistic Results

Good Actor and Deepfake AI Technology Create Disturbingly Realistic Results

Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen shows impressive skills impersonating famous celebrities, which combined with the latest deepfake AI technology creates shockingly convincing results.

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Is 100MP Overkill? Testing the FUJIFILM GFX 100

Is 100MP Overkill? Testing the FUJIFILM GFX 100

I’ve used older digital medium format cameras in the past but the FUJIFILM GFX 100 is the most powerful camera I’ve ever held in my hand.

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This Videographer Used LEDs in Time Square, and the Results Are Stunning

This Videographer Used LEDs in Time Square, and the Results Are Stunning

Shooting out on location in a busy environment like New York City can be extremely difficult. When dealing with police, public safety, traffic, and pedestrians, it can often be near impossible to create the look you want without sacrificing your lighting. The way videographer David Geffin tackled these issues in his latest project, “Let’s Dance,” is pretty brilliant.

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The Art of Photography, Climbing, and Risk Taking with Ted Hesser

The Art of Photography, Climbing, and Risk Taking with Ted Hesser

It’s 2010, and a young Ted Hesser is in Nepal, rappelling into a cave from a mega-sketchy anchor: Two pieces of two-foot rebar hammered in the mud. He’s joined an expedition team, supported by National Geographic and The North Face, and it just so happens to be Cory Richards’ first-ever photo assignment for arguably the most well-known publication in the world.

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Three Tips for On-Land Mermaid Photography

Three Tips for On-Land Mermaid Photography

Whether on land or underwater, photographing mermaids has become almost a whole new genre in itself. It has gained popularity in recent years creating whole mermaid communities as well. There are a few tips on creating a great portrait for your mermaid clients.

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The Toughest Shoot of My Career? How I Shot this Series of Action Images

The Toughest Shoot of My Career? How I Shot this Series of Action Images

I relish a challenge and I knew this job was going to be hard, but I had no idea how much improvisation would be required to complete this shoot and come away with images that worked for the client. Huge venue, one light, complex action, no reccy visit, and just six hours to get it all done.

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Popping Balloons for Some Creative Photography

Popping Balloons for Some Creative Photography

Crazy high shutter speeds can lead to some pretty awesome photos as you capture things that simply happen too fast for our eyes and brains. This video brings some simple, easy, and fun shots your way using those super quick shutter speeds.

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BTS of John Wick 3: Bike Fight Scene

BTS of John Wick 3: Bike Fight Scene

Every well-known movie has specific scenes it is famous for. This is the case with the bike fight scene in John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum, where we take a glimpse behind the scenes to see how the production team made that action choreography.

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Behind the Scenes on a Budget Shower Shoot

Behind the Scenes on a Budget Shower Shoot

Photography is about telling a story. Sometimes you are easily able to get a location that helps tell that story, other times you have to improvise. If you are looking to shoot a model in a shower, but don’t have access to one large enough for a photo shoot with your lighting gear, there are options to reproduce a shower scene.

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An Easy Clean and Inexpensive Soft Light Setup for Shooting On Location

An Easy Clean and Inexpensive Soft Light Setup for Shooting On Location

Today, I thought I’d take you through the sometimes agonizing process of figuring out the best way to light on location and some of the tools and techniques I use to get around the obstacles.

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How I Shot This Using Rear Curtain Sync and Mixing Strobe With LED Continuous Light

How I Shot This Using Rear Curtain Sync and Mixing Strobe With LED Continuous Light

As a photographer, I am not someone with extensive experience in using artificial continuous light. What better way to push yourself forward than to find something you aren’t familiar with and dive in head first? Self-growth for the win!

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Behind the Scenes: Photographing the MetLife Monster Energy Supercross Race

Behind the Scenes: Photographing the MetLife Monster Energy Supercross Race

I mostly shoot non-ball type of sports like surfing, sailing, skate, motocross, and of course, my favorite the Monster Energy Supercross series.

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