Dean Hayashi

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First seed withdrawal from 'doomsday' vault prompted by Syrian civil war

Scientists are preparing to make the first ever withdrawal from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a seed bank built in an abandoned Arctic coal mine that's designed to preserve crops and plants in the event of global disaster. The civil war in Syria has prompted the withdrawal, with researchers in …

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Character Development: Create Compelling Archetypal Characters

Some writers struggle with how to develop characters. The kiss of death of any script is when a writer doesn’t push themselves to hone their …

Tutorials & Tips From Ryan E. Walters

I recently participated as the cinematographer for the team 'Bad A 5K' in the 2012 Portland 48hr Film Festival. Not only did we take 1st Place (Best …

5 Rules for a Proper Car Chase, by Carsten Stroud, Author of The Homecoming

<i>Editor’s Note: Carsten Stroud is the author of the New York Times bestseller Close Pursuit, and the award-winning Sniper’s Moon, both set in the New</i> …

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III helps team shoot stills and DSLR video in a “lean” way (NSFW)

Here’s an example of where a Canon EOS 5D Mark III can help your team be “lean” (small and agile) and still shoot stills and video for your customer quickly. Chris Gramly contacted us about this shoot where he was asked to produce a marketing piece for a spa – here’s part of his email to me:<p>We did this as a marketing piece for the location which is Wilbur Hot Springs (www.wilburhotsprings.com/index.htm) but this version is without the branding. We were asked to shoot this in a remote location …

$5 Quick and Easy Shoulder Rig

Before we get started, I need to apologize for neglecting this blog. I have a couple of product reviews, some DIY projects and an audio series …

Tascam DR-60D Audio Recorder Plus Mixer Made For DSLR Cameras

TASCAM has announced the DR-60D which is a new audio recording solution for on-set filmmakers and videographers using DSLR’s. The Tascam DR-60D has 4 …

Claude and Paloma Picasso, children of Pablo Picasso, Paris, January 25, 1966

04. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Scopes

06. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Setting Dynamic Range and Contrast

07. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Color Balancing

08. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Shot-to-Shot Matching

09. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Creating Mood

10. FCP X Color Grading Tutorials: Suggesting Time of Day

11. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Contextual (location) based looks

12. FCP Color Grading Tutorial: Popular Looks

13. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Stylized Looks

14. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Clean-up with Secondaries

15. FCP X Color Grading Tutorial: Focusing with Secondaries

Irving Penn, Cuzco 1948. Courtesy of Frank Gross - thank you Frank.

Posed and poised: the portraits of Irving Penn

"In portrait photography there is something more profound we seek inside a person, while being painfully aware that a limitation of our medium is that the inside is recordable only so far as it is apparent on the outside".<p>Irving Penn understood the limits of photographic portraiture, which is one …

TIME Magazine Interviews: Annie Leibovitz

CENTER AWARDS: Gallerist’s Choice Awards: 1st Place Winner: Bryan Schutmaat

CENTER’s Gallerist’s Choice Juror, Lauren Panzo is the Director at Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York. Lauren selected Bryan Schtmaat to recieved the …

Long Term Review: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L

A wide-angle lens definitely has its place in most photographers bag. They have many possible uses. Although their primary use is for landscapes as …

The Supraflux Video Camera Stabilizer

Thank you to all our backers for the amazing support! If you missed out on the Supraflux Stabilizer Kickstarter campaign you can still order one at …

Pro-Tip: Make Cool Hazy/Light Leak/Mystical Photos With A Sandwich Baggie And A Colored Marker

Photographer Jesse David Mcgrady shares an awesome tip for creating hazy and mystical photos in camera using a simple ingredient you probably have …

How To Film Steady With Pole (with dachshunds) GoPro Tip #17

Color Grading without 3rd Party Plugins!