Santa Claus: The Myth and The Man

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Some will tell you that the modern image of Santa Claus is nothing more than a creation of Coca Cola Company’s ad campaigns starting in 1931. While Coca Cola was influential on the origins of Santa Claus in the modern era, it too followed on previous influences.  So, where is Santa Claus, as we know …

Helge Hackbarth and the Challenge of Modeling in 3D Photography

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This is a short guest post from German 3D photographer, Helge Hackbarth.  Check out his other feature gallery on Snapily.  He answered our questions on the challenges of photo shoots for models in 3D. Photographing models in 3D is challenging because a typical shooting distance is about 2 meters and typical focal lengths are 75 …

Mark Ruff and Studio3D’s Glasses-Free 3D Photography

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Mark Ruff from Studio3D has been an image maker all his working life. Starting out with a qualification in physics, his first employer was as a technical manager and master controller for a television network. He then moved into still photography with a qualification at the prestigious Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (R.M.I.T.) and opened …

Filling the Void for 3D Stock Photos

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This is a guest post from Harvey Jewett.  Read his full bio below. Some experts are trying to say that this current 3D bubble is already starting to burst.  But the facts say differently. Close to 25% of all TVs in homes are 3D capable and by 2014 almost all sets sold will be. On top of …

Event Photography in Nightclubs and Nighttime Lenticular Photography

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This is a guest post from Sarah Ginn. Hello all creative people out there! In this blog post I’m going to show you the creation of lenticular business cards and the images that are suitable for this process. My main job is event photography in nightclubs; it’s a great job! So for this project I …

Having Some Fun with Irene Werning’s Back to the Future series

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Do you ever look at a picture of you as a child, focus on the setting, on your expression, and wonder what you were feeling at the time?… or perhaps remember the experience and long to conjure it up again? Buenos Aries based photographer Irena Werning is doing just this. She will take an image …

Standing Out in the Marketing Mix

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The marketing world is getting bigger: more people are entering it. The chances that you’re going to be competing with perhaps dozens of other designers for lucrative positions is high. But as a designer with experience and a portfolio, the best way to move up the ranks (both in substance and in the resume stack) …