This is my personal travel footage from a 3 week trip to South Vietnam in November 2015. I was fortunate to stay with a very informative and welcoming family from Quang Trung. Two notable places that we visited were Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau. I’ll never forget the beautiful people, culture and landscape of this country.
Panasonic Lumix GH4
Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f2.8
Filmed by: Neal Howland
Edit & Sound: Neal Howland
Music: The Cinematic Orchestra – To Build A Home (Instrumental)
Words: Alan Watts – alanwatts.com
The day I first set foot on Mount Seymour, I knew it would have a lasting profound impact on me. Located on Vancouver’s North Shore, the mountain looks down over the vibrant and pulsing city to the South, while the Coast Mountains stretch endlessly to the North. For 3 years, I returned on and off to seek inspiration, and to shoot as much timelapse as possible. Every time, I found a new and unique display of magic. I never tire of seeing the lights, the colours, the sunrise, the sunset, and just sitting back at peace above the world. This is the culmination of years of practice, countless pounds of equipment carried, many sleepless nights, and 100s of hours of editing. Enjoy!
Music: Makes the Wind (feat. REMMI & Yung Youth) by Super Duper – licensed via The Music Bed (musicbed.com)
Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-55 VR, Nikon 55-200 VR
Canon 7Dm2, Canon 24-70 f/4 L IS, Canon 70-200 f/4 L IS, Tokina 11-16 2.8 DX, Canon 24 1.4 L
Sony a7s, Sigma 20 1.4
All clips available for licensing in 4k. Almost all have been sped up beyond their original timelapse form for this film, and are 10-15 seconds in length each.
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Disclaimer: The Mount Seymour Backcountry is a wilderness area. If you are planning on hiking or camping in the park, make sure you are familiar with the park’s own rules regarding human activities env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/mt_seymour/. Even if you are going on a day hike, it is crucial to carry the 10 essentials and leave a detailed trip plan with someone reliable northshorerescue.com/education/what-to-bring/. There have been far too many rescues in the North Shore over the past few years. With proper preparation and knowledge, the beauty of these mountains is available for all to enjoy.
The short film Wrinkles of the City relates the portraits from JR’s Istanbul project to the tales of the local elderly, thus reflecting the traces of time on the city’s architecture through each character’s intimate story.
JRが2008年に行ったプロジェクト「Wrinkless of the City」で描かれたイスタンブールの人々のインタビューを収録したショートフィルム。
Recreating a figure from a Chinese painting in the gongbi style. Gongbi paintings are characterised by meticulous brushwork and highly coloured palettes.
Chinese ink is made in a solid form, and needs to be ground and mixed with water. A full-size line drawing, known in Chinese as huago, is made on paper with a brush and ink. The outline of the figure is carefully drawn.
A piece of silk is selected for its weave and texture. Raw silk is non-absorbent, so it needs to be treated in a process called sizing. A solution of glue and alum is used to make the ink pigments stick to the silk. The ratio of glue and alum must be carefully balanced. Too much alum makes the surface difficult to paint, but too little means that pigments will not adhere properly. The solution is spread with a flat brush. The silk is stretched over a board or stretcher with paste. When the treated silk has dried, it is ready for painting.
The silk is placed over the drawing and the lines are carefully traced with ink. The artist can change the weight of the line by varying the pressure. Because silk is thin, colour needs to be built up through a process called tuose. An even layer of paint is applied to the back of the work. White pigment is usually used. Darker pigment is used for the dark areas.
After the paint on the back has dried, the front is ready to be painted. First a base layer is painted. Colour pigments are prepared one by one. The painter carefully fills in the smaller areas. Two brushes are used to create colour washes. Layers of light wash are applied over painted areas until the artist gets the right tone. The process of building up colour and creating the right tone is painstaking and can take a long time. Fine details such as facial features and clothing patterns can now be added. The figure’s outline is accentuated with black ink or colour for the final time.
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Seven Eleven by 20syl feat Ibrahim Maalouf
After making a timelapse video of Toronto and one of Paris, both cities that I lived in and really enjoy, I felt there was something missing. With that I thought of New York City. New York is one of my favorite cities. It is such an amazing source of inspiration for urban cityscape photography. I don’t plan to stay in North America forever, and New York is not that far from Toronto, so I decided to take my chance. I wanted to do something unique. Therefore, I decided to do this 4K video of New York City in which I mix aerial footage and timelapse.
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The V&A’s collection of Japanese art and design is one of the largest in Britain. Curators of the V&A’s Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art select some of the highlights from the renowned collections including a samurai sword and a kimono which celebrates air travel.
For more information visit: vam.ac.uk/japan
Although Goose Creek Tower appears plucked from the pages of a children’s book, Phillip Weidner’s home is anything but fictional. When he’s not working as one of Alaska’s top trial attorneys, this DIY architect is building his “poem to the sky.”
アラスカの弁護士Phillip Weidnerが15年をかけてつくり続けてきた、木造家屋を積み上げたようなタワー「Goose Creek Tower」を紹介。
Hommage à tous les Niçois. Parce que Nice est et restera toujours Nissa la Bella.
Tribute to all the people of Nice. Because Nice is and will remain Nissa la Bella.
// Gears : 5DIII / 35mm 1.4 / 50mm 1.4 / 100mm 2.8
// Music : Kitty Hawk by Doug Kaufman (atomikmusic.com/)
For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? Visit five of Scheeren’s buildings — from a twisted tower in China to a floating cinema in the ocean in Thailand — and learn the stories behind them.
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A window into the lives of three characters whose professions supply the blood to Istanbul’s heartbeat. Seldom truly ‘seen’ we follow them in their daily lives to portray a more authentic and candid view of the city and its people.
Dedicated to Döndü
Directed & Produced by: Mikael Nakkas (mikaelnakkas.com/)
DoP: Sebastian Cort (sebastiancort.com/)
Production Services: AZ Celtic Films, Istanbul (azcelticfilms.com/)
Researcher: Yagmur Araz
Sound Recordist: Roy Forberg
Sound Design: Oriol Campi
Editor: Flaura Atkinson at The Quarry (the-quarry.co.uk/editor/flaura-atkinson/)
Edit Producer: Charlie Morris at The Quarry
Grade: Toby Tomkins at CHEAT (cheatit.co/)
Original Music by: Baha Yetkin
Binnaz Gül Yeter
Gabi & Margaret Nakkas
Dave Samuels at The Quarry
Jamie & Hannah Clark at My Accomplice
Peter Bryant at Ice Film
The year 2100. In an effort to combat overpopulation, the postmortem social network “Anvil” is released.
A fusion of both Japanese and Belgian comics inspirations and sensibilities, such as Ghost in the Shell, Akira or Peeters & Schuiten’s work. “Anvil” invites us on a journey through the eyes of a young woman in her final moments on earth.
Did you miss The Revolving Room during Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013, then this is your opportunity to get a glimpse of it.
The Revolving Room was a special installation by acclaimed designer Patricia Urquiola to celebrate her first textile collection for Kvadrat on her new and existing products for Moroso.
‘The Revolving Room is based around constant cycles. Hypnotically circular and repetitious rhythm is emphasised by the oversized embroidered fabrics’, Patricia Urquiola states. The entrance of the installation was illuminated with Philips luminous textiles on Kvadrat Soft Cells, and inside the space a series of three-sided fabric panels slowly revolve creating a dynamic, abstract and vibrant environment that constantly change as the panels rotate.
The Revolving Room was awarded with the Milano Design Award for the best installation shown by international design brands during Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013.