Photoshop or PhotoNot: Steve McCurry is a LIAR?

With the recent hype about a few shots on Steve McCurry’s website that have been ‘manipulated’, here’s what Jasmine, thinks: Don’t get me wrong, Steve McCurry is a great photographer: he has been shooting AND winning awards before anyone under the age of 35 was even born. So he photoshopped his images? Well he as been…

Ethical Filmmaking and Photography

Most recently, a group of filmmakers/photographers from the group ‘High On Life SundayFundayz’ decided to go off the boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park. Not only was the group filming without a permit, but they trespassed the Grand Prismatic Springs and started to shoot there. This stunt caused the group a criminal complaint as arrest warrants for three…

Adding Value To Every Production

Delivering according to specs just isn’t good enough anymore. The video production industry has been facing increased competition, with technology driving down costs and raising expectations. Individuals, companies and the public sector are all raising their expectations, perhaps not in tandem with their production budgets. The question is: ‘How can I continually up my game and…

People > Paper: 3 Lessons From Graduation

It’s polytechnic graduation season and our feeds are getting filled with people in robes, holding certificates, looking pretty awesome. We’re truly happy to be part of so many student’s learning journey, happy that its time for you to celebrate 3 years of growing and happy that you will now put y. Graduations are often labelled as…

Will Filmmaking Die?

Robots are taking over many manual tasks, from manufacturing, farming, fishing and even banking. First we had industrialisation and automation, then the democratisation of technology and now, the next wave of artificial intelligence is fast approaching. The question of whether filmmaking will cease to exist might seem far-flung, but perhaps it is better that we…