TV UI Design: Working with White Space

Designing for TV requires a comprehensive, disciplined understanding of UX principles. One of the elements that is a constant concern when designing for TV is the use of white space in design. There are too many TV apps on the market that don’t know how to (or consciously choose not to) properly harness white space. The … Continue reading TV UI Design: Working with White Space

7 Tips for Shooting the Perfect Kickstarter Video

Producing a fundraising video for Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Fundable, or a promotional YouTube video for a business can be a fairly big investment. A startup founder will often pitch an idea speaking directly to the camera—this is known as a single-presenter video pitch or “talking head.” Unfortunately, not many people do it well. It is said, “you never get … Continue reading 7 Tips for Shooting the Perfect Kickstarter Video

beautiful time-lapse of Dubai shows the city in flow-motion

This is not your average time-lapse video, this is flow-motion. Rob Whitworth, the creator of this video uses this technique to transport his audience on a journey from the cockpit of an airplane to skydiving over Dubai, through the city streets and into its desert playground. The static time-lapse shots zoom into different subjects, giving … Continue reading beautiful time-lapse of Dubai shows the city in flow-motion

The largest picture ever taken – Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]

The image in this video shows us the largest image ever taken of the Andromeda galaxy, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Click the image below to see a scaled down version – The video shows over 100 million stars and thousands of star clusters embedded  in a section of the Galaxy, stretching over … Continue reading The largest picture ever taken – Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]

A timelapse of Earth – auroras in abundance

Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute timelapse video from space. Remember to turn the quality on YouTube right up. Combining 12 500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station this Ultra High Definition video shows the best our … Continue reading A timelapse of Earth – auroras in abundance

Timelapse art video of Arya Stark from Game of Thrones

I’ve always been overly impressed with anyone that can draw near photorealistic art, and I have not been dissapointed with this new video from Xiaonan over at The Portrait Art.  Watch this amazing timelapse video of Arya Stark from Game of Thrones and take a look at Xiaonan’s YouTube channel.

Live HD stream from the International Space Station

NASA has set up 4 High Definition cameras that stream live footage of Earth from the International Space Station. The International Space Station orbits our planet once every 90 minutes and experiences a sunrise or a sunset about every 45 minutes. When the station is in darkness, the video may appear black – check back … Continue reading Live HD stream from the International Space Station

CENTR: A pocket sized 360-Degree HD video camera

CENTR generates 360° HD video in real time on a device that fits in your pocket – impressive right? This is the first consumer product available that offers this unique panoramic style video experience. http://youtu.be/xsD1qkyuqzM With up to two hours of battery life for continuous shooting (six hours standby), the device, which can be held through … Continue reading CENTR: A pocket sized 360-Degree HD video camera

MaxStone – Control your DSLR camera’s shutter through your iPhone

Browsing through Kickstarter, I came across this new little gadget – effectively turning your iPhone into a DSLR camera remote control. The app also comes with a timelapse feature – useful for those people trying to get started with timelapse photography. For more information take a look at their Kickstarter campaign.

Time-lapse video of Northern Lights over Norway is truly magical

Multicolored cosmic lights dance over mountains, bridges and lakes in an amazing new video that highlights the beauty of the northern lights as seen from Norway. It’s time-lapse video’s like this that can give a new insight into the beautiful world we live in.

Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for the iPhone 4, 4s, 5 and 5s

Probably the most useful gadget I’ve owned to date – The Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for my iPhone. Essentially it’s a slip on lens for your iPhone, providing a wide-angle, Fisheye and Macro lens all in a small, stylish bundle.  Available in a variety of different styles and lenses, the range available has expanded since … Continue reading Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for the iPhone 4, 4s, 5 and 5s

Kyle Lalbert: Ultra realistic paintings using an iPad

So why most of us spend are time playing Angry Birds,  there are still folks showing us the true possibilities of this kind of technology. Kyle Lambert creates ultra-realistic paintings using an iPad and his superior art skills. For more of his stuff, check out his website www.kylelambert.co.uk