Short Film: Sean Lee: Homework – Strangers in the Family

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A short documentary film on photographer Sean Lee and his latest award-winning Homework photographs featuring portraits of his family. We step into the Lee household for an intimate glimpse of the Lee family and how they spend Sundays in Sean’s little HDB bedroom creating his latest set of portrait images titled Strangers. Sean Lee first won the Special Jury Prize in the Angkor Photo Festival in 2007, and was later nominated for the prestigious Prix Découverte in the Les Recontres d’Arles (Arles Photo Festival) in France. He also received a Paul Huf award nomination given out by the Foam Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam. …

Video: The Nikon F Story

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We have a special place for the Nikon F series of cameras. The Nikon FM2, and later the F3 and F4, were the first cameras we used when we started our journey in photography, as they probably were for many others. Here is a NHK video we chanced upon showing how the Nikon F was made – The Nikon F Story. [youtube width=580]x7mvaryk8Vc[/youtube] [youtube width=580]hEvaBz6NoKg[/youtube]

Video: ‘How Film Is Made’ Documentary

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A 1950’s Kodak Factory film that documents the production process and birth of photographic and cinematic film. The piece was uncovered as part of a heritage in the Netherlands and was probably used as a propaganda film for Kodak. PART 1 [youtube width=560]UJ6w1esVcoY[/youtube] PART 2 [youtube width=560]4-d0W6hMxwo[/youtube]

Invisible Interview: Stefen Chow

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Stefen Chow is an editorial photographer based in Beijing and Singapore, and one of the brave few to have scaled and photographed some of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest. A professional photographer sponsored by Nikon, Stefen’s work has been published and awarded by PDN, Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal to name a few. In this video edition of our Invisible Interviews, we get up close and personal with Stefen as he shares his extreme adventure photography and his latest social-documentary project ‘The Poverty Line – China’. More work from Stefen on his website: www.stefenchow.com