Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today

on

  • 1,823 views

Is your photography or still images still relevant today? I showcase some upcoming trends and challenge you to be creative with your photography!

Is your photography or still images still relevant today? I showcase some upcoming trends and challenge you to be creative with your photography!

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,823
Views on SlideShare
1,749
Embed Views
74

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
14
Comments
0

3 Embeds 74

http://fotowerking.com 45
http://beaphotopro.com 28
https://www.linkedin.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Apple Keynote

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • Introduction: I’m a professional photographer\nWork freelance and with Fotowerks Custom Photography\nhave almost 15 years of experience learning photography - ongoing process\nhopefully I can show you guys some things that will spark creativity in your lives.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • We will explore:\nConvergence - how still photography is mingling with video, 3D, mobile phones and other cutting edge technologies to create more than the sum of its parts.\nNew Trends - HDR (not really new), popularity of non-destructive editors, 3D photography, mega-pixel war, DSLRs for video\nRelevancy - does one still frame matter? make a difference? in the age of CGI and HD video.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Read and pause... next few are some examples of Cartier-Bresson’s work and how he liked to capture those natural once in a lifetime moments.\n
  • Pause for audience contemplation\nExplain motion capture and points in time that can’t be retrieved.\n
  • He captures moments in time that will never happen again. There is great value in that skill if done artistically.\n- CB used a Rangefinder so he almost always had his camera on him.\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
  • Not bad or good. Technology will always advance. Seize the day. Use it to achieve your goals(?)\n
  • \n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • Some may already have heard about these...\n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • HDR is so popular there are now “trends within a trend”.\n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • Any others from audience?\n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • Does audience agree? Should a photo do other things?\n
  • Does audience agree? Should a photo do other things?\n
  • Does audience agree? Should a photo do other things?\n
  • Agree?\n
  • Agree?\n
  • Agree?\n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n

Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Today Presentation Transcript

  • Convergence, Modern Trends and Relevancy of Photography and the Still Image Todayby Josh Self (@joshself)August 6th 2011, BarCamp 2011
  • Where has photography been and where is it going?
  • Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography
  • Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography✤ Convergence (how photography is merging into new media)
  • Where has photography been and where is it going?✤ New trends in photography✤ Convergence (how photography is merging into new media)✤ Relevancy of the still image in the modern age
  • “Photographers deal in thingswhich are continually vanishingand when they have vanishedthere is no contrivance on earthwhich can make them come backagain.”~Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • “Hyères, France, 1932″~Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Behind Saint-Lazare Station, Paris 1932 ~Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
  • The last roll of Kodachrome slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death throes of the film age. Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
  • The last roll of Kodachrome slide film was developed lastDecember (2010) by Dwayne’sPhoto, signaling the first death throes of the film age. Kodachrome rewarded generations of skilled users with a richness of color and a unique treatment of light that many photographers described as incomparable even as they shifted to digital cameras.http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/30/us/30film.html Some rights reserved. Photo by stevenkamenar
  • Steve Hebert for The New York Times
  • December 30th, 2010 Steve Hebert for The New York Times
  • New Trends inDigital Photography
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing✤ Mobile photography apps
  • New Trends inDigital Photography✤ HDR / single shot HDR✤ Non-destructive editing✤ 3D photography / 3D motion photography-video✤ Vintage style editing✤ Mobile photography apps✤ Cloud storage (Picasa, Eye-Fi cards)
  • 10 Megapixels declares world peace!
  • Trends: The 10 megapixel standard
  • Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”
  • Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤ anything more is overkill unless you need poster and billboard work done
  • Trends: The 10 megapixel standard✤ high enough resolution for printed images less than 24”x36”✤ anything more is overkill unless you need poster and billboard work done✤ Example: Canon decided to keep their new G12 at 10 MP and improved more important features like HD video and ease of use.
  • Trends: HDR
  • Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures
  • Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program
  • Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program✤ Tone map or fine tune
  • Trends: HDR✤ 3 or more bracketed RAW exposures✤ combine in Photoshop or a HDR program✤ Tone map or fine tune✤ export to JPG or TIF
  • Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?) Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR✤ HDR Light painting Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr
  • New Trends inHDR Photography✤ Single shot HDR cameras(coming soon?)✤ HDR mobile apps✤ HDR panoramas✤ Infrared HDR✤ HDR Light painting Some rights reserved by omninate from Flickr✤ Multiplicity with HDR
  • Non-destructive Editors(Adobe Lightroom, Apple Aperture)
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow✤ batch synch
  • Trends: Non-destructive Editors✤ Non-destructive to the original photo✤ allows quick test of hundreds of presets and filters✤ fast editing workflow✤ batch synch✤ efficient key wording and cataloging for quick retrieval
  • Trends: Vintage Style
  • Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film
  • Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film ✤ Toy cameras, Holga, antique cameras
  • Trends: Vintage Style ✤ Shooting in film ✤ Toy cameras, Holga, antique cameras ✤ Editing vintage style
  • Trends: Mobile Photography Apps
  • Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤ Retro Camera for Android
  • Trends: Mobile Photography Apps✤ Retro Camera for Android
  • Trends: Cloud Storage
  • Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa
  • Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox
  • Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox✤ iCloud (coming soon)
  • Trends: Cloud Storage✤ Picassa✤ Dropbox✤ iCloud (coming soon)✤ Eye-Fi SD cards
  • Trends: 3D✤ HD 3D photography (for viewing on newer 3D HD TVs)✤ 3D video motion stills (using motion effects and 3D modeling)✤ Magic Pictures Videohttp://www.erik-lauritzen.com/lbh.mov
  • Convergence in photography
  • Convergence in photographyconvergeverb [ intrans. ](of several people or things) come together from different directions so as eventually tomeet
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)✤ Full scale film production is possible at a fraction of the cost.
  • Convergence: DSLRs For Film Making✤ What is possible with modern DSLRs?✤ Full 1080p HD video✤ Interchangeable lenses✤ Large selection of custom accessories (stedi-cams, monitors, braces, etc.)✤ Full scale film production is possible at a fraction of the cost.✤ Full movies are already being shot and in production right now!
  • Canon 7D custom video rig
  • Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances
  • Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289
  • Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289✤ includes a touch screen and apps for: Picasa photo storage and viewer, Pandora, calendar, Epicurious recipe finder, and Twitter.
  • Convergence: Photoson Home Appliances✤ Samsung RF4289✤ includes a touch screen and apps for: Picasa photo storage and viewer, Pandora, calendar, Epicurious recipe finder, and Twitter.✤ oh and ice and water in the door...
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)✤ Composition
  • What is more important than megapixels or trends?✤ Glass (Lenses)✤ Dynamic Range✤ Low Light Sensitivity and Clarity (sensor noise reduction)✤ Ease of use (external knobs and buttons)✤ Composition✤ Good / correct lighting
  • Relevancy of aStill Image in 2011
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)✤ Create art or promote natural beauty
  • Relevancy: What a photo should do✤ Change hearts and minds✤ Take you into the past and let you see the potential of the future!✤ Provoke an emotion in the viewer (good or bad)✤ Tell a story or make a statement (same thing?)✤ Create art or promote natural beauty✤ Capture a memory that MUST BE preserved
  • Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Matters
  • Relevancy: Why Nostalgia Mattersnostalgianouna sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happypersonal associationsfrom Greek nostos ‘return home’ + algos ‘pain.’ OR “the pain from an old wound” Mad Men Video on YouTube
  • “To send light intothe darkness of mens hearts - such is the duty of the artist.” ~Schumann
  • “To send light intothe darkness of mens hearts - such is the duty of the artist.” ~SchumannA good photo should provoke emotion,tell a story, create art, promote naturalbeauty or capture a memory that MUST be preserved. If it doesn’t do one of these, a photo isn’t worth having.
  • How Relevant are your photos? Its up to you to MAKE them relevant!Trends and Convergence are just tools thatyou can use to keep your photos fresh and relevant. But, don’t rely solely on them.Be creative, set yourself apart and develop your own style.
  • “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” ~Ansel Adams
  • Thanks for listening! www.joshuaselfphotography.com @joshself | suctionhorse@gmail.comPhotographer and Editor for Fotowerks Custom Photography and frequent freelancer.Www.fotowerkscustomphotography.com | Enjoy The Rest Of Barcamp!