How One Of The Most Famous Documentary Photographs Were Taken And Why

Dorothea Lange was commissioned to cover the depression in 1936 for political parties in order for them to garner public support. This video shows how, on the 6th shot, she composed the family at a farm where the plantation had iced, died, and left the workers with no work and no money.   I'm going to …

When You Shouldn’t Do Street Photography

Is the purpose of you going out shooting the streets of a city you're visiting positive or negative? Do you see yourself in the images you are shooting or is it a mere representation of a specific stereotype you think will get you the likes on your social streams? This video talks about this very issue, …

Bike Lanes Make Cities Better

New York has invested in their bike lanes. Paris has also started implementing the bike lane initiative and the city is surely better for it. Here is a video to describe what the benefits are. It's surely more than just fitness and endorphin  release, it's a living city, whose veins are opened up and get's …

Photoshop’s New Content-Aware Fill

Adobe's Photoshop developers impressed us a lot with the first iteration of the content aware capabilities. It was revolutionary. This video is a sneak peak of what's to come, and it's awesome.  https://youtu.be/O9t5POPPNfg   What's new You can tell Photoshop what part of the image you would like to use for the fill, and what …

Food Scanner – Yuka

Yuka is an app that allows you to scan barcodes of food products or cosmetics while in store. It was started at the Station F hub in Paris, and has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. I've had three conversations with different people in different industries who all referred me to the app.  The only problem I …

Alan Insurance

Alan insurance is a health insurance provider in France that provides insurance through a mobile app. In other words, it's completely digital. The process of becoming an insurer is covered with red tape and the consumer is very much protected, so there is already some sort of trust and a basis of knowing that they …

Alibaba is Far Ahead of Amazon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=336YkwayCD4&t=28s Apparently malls are closing in the west. Retail is dead and online is the only way forward. Except if someone can show us a different solution? Enter Alibaba. This video shows just how retail has changed and will change in the future, due to technology.  Essentially it's not brick and mortar vs online e-commerce. …

Van Moof Bikes are Next Level

https://youtu.be/RcrLLooXgSY Electric bikes have become part of the daily urban commute and although I rock a fixie, you can see electric, battery powered bikes everywhere. So what makes the VanMoof bikes different?  The Good Stuff It's got theft support, so if your bike is ever stolen, you contact the VanMoof support and they'll get the …

One Important Thing You Should Do as Photographer

Photography is a physical job. It's not a 9 to 5 and there's no limousine waiting once you get of your private jet, except maybe if you're shooting for that limo or private jet company as client. It's often a high-paced and high-pressure day when you're shooting, and everything is packed the day before with …

How to Film Yourself

Peter McKinnon makes great videos. In this video he shows how he gets the shots that make his videos such an enriching experience. He goes through the gear, the angles and how to pace the edit. He's done this for a great part of his initial Youtube uploading career, and it goes to show that you don't …