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Zaina Al Hizami Biography | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Zaina Al Hizami Biography | Destination KSA Zaina Al Hizami is an international artist who has announced her first show in London later this year from 3-6 June 2020 at 15 Bateman Street Gallery in Soho. The exhibition, Behind Closed Doors, explores the ideas of gates, both in a physical and metaphorical sense. Zaina has trained across Europe and developed a unique style that is characterised with bright colours and highly textured with 3D elements. Her signature motifs which thread across all her work…

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Environmental Editorial & Corporate Portraits » Alex Orrow Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Environmental Editorial & Corporate Portraits » Alex Orrow Photography Taking corporate and editorial portraits on location using environmental backgrounds outside, is a fun challenge integrating the subject, environment and light can be problematic if the ambient light is not quite right, e.g. harsh sunlight, deep shadows etc. The images below were taken on location in London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent. The photographs combine both natural light and strobe light or just some reflector fill. Using just ambient light requires some…

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Time-lapse shows ‘The Great Excavation’ at Royal Albert Hall – Time.Lapse Photography Article

OUR work with the prestigious Royal Albert Hall continues, as we help to document the latest major development at the world-class entertainment venue. As part of preparations for the Hall’s landmark 150th year in 2021, the south-west quadrant of the venue has been extended to transform the iconic foundations of the Grade I listed building. Since February 2017 we have been capturing The Great Excavation, where over 5,000m³ of earth was excavated from site to create a new state-of-the-art two-storey…

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Time-lapse capture for special venues – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse photography is commissioned widely across various scenarios, which are not limited to construction. For special event venues, for instance, there are many ways to utilise this method to great effect. Sports, music, conferences, outdoor and indoor concerts; venues may accommodate some or all of these events. Both venue and event are unique in terms of their specifications and requirements so, for time-lapse specialists, it is vital to be equipped to capture every detail. Why time-lapse capture? But why should…

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5 examples of internal capture time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is just as effective at capturing the ‘inside story’ as it is at documenting external developments. We look back at five internal time-lapses to demonstrate how. Watching an unused or empty building be transformed into a functional and eye-catching space is useful in a number of ways. Firstly, a time-lapse video demonstrates how architectural vision, building skills and engineering can culminate into a finished project. This is extremely valuable for the companies involved, as they are able to market…

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Human Connection (+ let’s meet?) – Photography Article

Over the years, I’ve really fallen in love with the ability to share and connect with you through my social channels. Never before has it been easier and faster to create, share, and connect. In a digital age where it’s possible to live in our own little bubble, it can often feel technology is better at isolating us than connecting. What I’ve found though, is the opposite. I can think of the countless names I’ve seen in my feeds for…

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How to use time-lapse to capture a special event – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Special event scenarios of varying size and subject are increasingly becoming the focus of time-lapse videos. In this “how to” guide, we take a closer look at what must be considered so that time-lapse can bring out the best aspects of any event. Depending on the kind of event you wish to capture, there will be particular specifications you need to bear in mind such as location, fixing position, duration and source of power. These individualities make every project unique…

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Time-lapse Trends: festivals from around the world – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. It’s been raining a lot in the UK which means that festival season is well and truly under way. What can time-lapse lend to the representation of festivals…

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Time-lapsing political developments | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

With the recent three-day UK state visit from the President of the United States occupying the news agenda, we take a look at how time-lapse has been used to capture other political happenings. The ongoing discussion about politics and its social ramifications is discussed prevalently on television, so this seems like a good a place as any to begin. Politics Live, for instance, is a daily programme filmed at the BBC Westminster studio. Getting the space ready took a few…

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5 of our LEGO time-lapse projects – Time.Lapse Photography Article

We reflect on five of the many projects we have captured featuring the much-loved brand, LEGO. Construction is a visually engaging process to watch through the medium of time-lapse. But these contexts do not always have to include cranes, bulldozers and personnel in hard hats. Part of our time-lapse portfolio in the UK & Europe includes an extensive list of projects for LEGO, as well as their owner, Merlin Entertainments. These range from scale-model builds of famous landmarks, to entire…

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Capturing the bigger picture with time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is often applied to lend a broader perspective on developments of significant size and scale. A camera system securely fixed atop buildings, cranes or artificial solutions, yields an ideal view of overall progress to be photographed at regular intervals. This results in a professionally produced edited sequence, which provides a compelling document of extensive, long-term works from and across various contexts. The bigger picture: time-lapse construction Major contractors are among industry bodies who benefit considerably from time-lapse photography. In…

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Environmental Corporate portraits London » Alex Orrow Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Environmental Corporate portraits London » Alex Orrow Photography Last year I was commissioned to take a series of patient ambassador portraits for the National Institute of Health Research’s new campaign ‘I Am Research’. The brief asked for the patient ambassadors to be shot within an environmental background that should different between each ambassador. I was to attend a meeting in London that the ambassadors had traveled to attend from around the UK. Upon my arrival I was asked to photograph about…

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winners Announced – Underwater Photography Article

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winners Announced I’m honoured to bring you photos from some of the winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum. As long time readers of the blog will know I love this exhibition. I haven’t seen these in person yet but I cannot wait! Here is what the Natural History Museum press release had to say about it this year… Wildlife Photographer of the Year is produced by the Museum…

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