Category: Inspiration

Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest Image: Hoang Giang Hai

Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest

The Smithsonian Magazine, the printed monthly publication of the world’s largest collection of museums and research centres, the Smithsonian Institute, recently released a list of finalists for their 10th annual “Photocontest”.

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The Unseen Sea: San Francisco time-lapse in HD

The Unseen Sea: San Francisco time-lapse in HD

Hot on the heels of the stunning Vancouver time-lapse footage shot by David & Dan Newcomb earlier in the year, another talented bloke by the name of Simon Christen has now released another spectacular time-lapse composition, this time of viewing locations around San Francisco’s bay area.

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Red Bull Illume 2010 Image: Christoph Schöch

Red Bull Illume 2010

The incredible image above, shot by Christoph Schöch, is just one of the stunning finalists recently announced in this year’s “Red Bull Illume” – the world’s premier action and adventure sports photography competition.

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Pictory - "Portrait of a Place: London" Showcase

Pictory – “Portrait of a Place: London” Showcase

A couple of months ago now, I introduced you all to a neat Photography/Story Telling website called “Pictory”. It’s a beautifully designed website that features an ever-growing set of themed photography showcases filled with stunning images, supported by great little descriptive captions that go beyond just a title and location blurb.

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Vancouver City in time-lapsed HD

Vancouver City in time-lapsed HD

Not that there’s any need to “sell” the beautiful city of Vancouver, BC to the world any more than it already is (ie. multiple recipient of “World’s Most Livable City”, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics in 2 weeks time), but as of this morning, a stunning new montage of time-lapsed, high-definition video of Vancouver was unleashed on YouTube and quickly went viral around the web.

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The infamous "Australia Day in Perth" Email

The infamous “Australia Day in Perth” Email

By now there’s probably a great deal of you out there who have had the good fortune of receiving an email titled something like “One of the best photos I’ve seen” or “Great shot taken on Australia Day in Perth”. For those of you who haven’t, that’s it up above.

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