Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Ladies and Gentleman, drum roll please… The Internet has spoken and here are our top ten most popular posts of 2013!
1st Place – Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt
It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November 2008 issue of W magazine originally published a photo spread of Pitt’s work shooting his lovely wife, Angelina Jolie, and the photographs have resurfaced recently on Reddit.Lomography.com says that at the time, W’s Creative Director Dennis Freedman was looking fro a fresh and different perspective of one of the most photographed women in the world for the November 2008 issue. The answer to that couldn’t come closer to home, Angelina’s home that is. “I was surprised that Brad accepted the challenge,” remembers Freedman as Brad Pitt enthusiastically volunteered for the assignment. Read more
The internet has been quite busy with its share of pregnant women who defy normal conventions of child bearing. These was the woman that lifted weights all throughout her pregnancy, the mother who posted a selfie post childbirth looking none the worse, and now this pretty ballerina. Mary Helen Bowers has been dancing ballet throughout her pregnancy with a grace and agility as if not bearing a child.
Zeiss CZ.2 70-200/T2.9 Compact Zoom Lens Provides Photographers a Wide Range of Drool-Worthy Options
Carl Zeiss has recently rolled out the CZ.2 70-200/T2.9 compact zoom lens and the company says it gives movie makers the ability to use just one lens to take care of the short to long telephoto range. Weighing a mere 2.8kg the lens is also an excellent addition for smaller and lighter HD cameras and perfect for handheld use. The Compact Zoom CZ.2 70-200/T2.9 is suggested to retail at US$19,900 (excluding VAT).
Want additional bragging rights when it comes to owning a camera? Well here’s a good one. There now exists a list for the most-stolen digital cameras, put out by Lenstag. The anti-theft service just revealed the information based on the company’s findings in the form of easy to comprehend infographics. Nikon and Canon get top accolades for being the most stolen cameras, very much confirming their sought after status as the brands to own.
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Photographer Christopher Scott recently shot some stunning wedding photos, not so much because of any particular technique, but due to the unusual subject matter and location. The wedding was held at the fabulous Chengeta Safari Lodge and the lucky groom was Redditor Corey Perkins, aka per1993 who decided to renew his vows with his Zimbabwe native wife of three years. The venue was of course no less than spectacular, given its exotic location.