Vadering – A New Spin on Trick Photography

Vadering - A new spin on trick photography

Internet memes: you either love them or hate them. There are meme that just don’t make sense such as planking or girl’s doing a duck face. But every once in a while, there comes memes that are actually cool and are worth sharing. A very good example of this is Vadering, a new meme that geeks and sci-fi fans would surely love. If you are at least familiar with the Star Wars movie, then you are most likely with the capability of Darth Vader to choke other beings telepathically. Well it turns out that ordinary humans can do that as well as long as you have a digital camera and a good sense of timing. Continue reading

How to minimize shutter delay so you can take better levitation and forced perspective photography

How to minimize shutter delay to take better levitation and forced perspective trick photosSpontaneous levitation photography often means that you ask the subject to jump and hold a pose, and you try your best to take a photo of them in mid air. WIthout understanding your camera’s shutter delay, you will have to repeat and repeat until you get the perfect shot, not to mention a very tired subject! Continue reading

How to take great levitation photos and trick photography by reducing motion blur

How to take great levitation photos and trick photography by reducing motion blurThe most common way to destroy a great levitation photo when you’re doing trick photography is to take a blurry photo of the floating subject. The trick is to remove any tell-tale signs of how the effect is achieved. Continue reading

Ideas on how to take trick levitation photos, no baby tossing required!

Ideas for levitation trick photographyTrick photography that involves levitation often puts a smile on my face. It is always inspiring to see fun and creative ideas by ordinary and talented photographers alike. Even when you know the photo is digitally manipulated with software like Adobe Photoshop, the genuine sense of wonder and amazement never ceases. Maybe it’s our secret desire for flight that creates these feelings we get when we come across great examples of levitation trick photos. Continue reading