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Motive Photography

Motive Photography

One of my favourite design firms, BERG, recently posted a video on their blog showing some experiments they carried out to explore product imagery. The first of their experiments, Swiping Through Cinema, immediately reminded me of the cinemagraphs we covered previously, while Touching Through Glass reclaims some of the tactility lost with our current touch screen...


Recently there seems to have been a significant amount of coverage online about “cinemagraphs”, images which contain a shot sequence of frames, giving the effect of a still photograph with limited points of repeated movement. The term cinemagraph is claimed (and trademarked) by Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck “for their cinematic quality while maintaining at...
Taryn Simon - Tate Shots

Taryn Simon – Tate Shots

Following on from our review of A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters,  a Tate Shots video with Taryn Simon talking about the work.
Taryn Simon - A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters - Tate Modern

Taryn Simon – A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters – Tate Modern

  At the opposite end of the Tate Modern foyer from the slow moving single file queue snaking out of the Gerhard Richter exhibition is Taryn Simon’s current work, A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters. Luckily there was no such queue sonorously working its way through Simon’s work, at each piece people huddled close to the...