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

Practical tips on how to improve your levitation photos in trick photography

Practical tips on how to improve your levitation photos in trick photographyLevitation photos is a type of trick photography that has seen a recent boost in popularity. Many people around the world are now forming photography clubs, workshops, and meet ups dedicated levitation photos. The rise of social media has made it extremely easy for us to share our photographic creations instantly with anyone around the world, so everyone with a camera are starting to join in this fun new endeavor. Continue reading

Simple ways to get the best trick photography photos from your human subject

Simple ways to get the best trick photography photos from human subjectSo you manage to get someone to pose for you so you can practice taking some trick photography shots, what can you do to get the best pose or photos? The key is to make it fun so the pictures don’t turn out like portraits with a forced smile. You’ll need ways to relax the subject so the smile, pose, or expression you’re looking for is the one you get. Here are two simple ways to improve the quality of their pose. Continue reading

The rising popularity of levitation photos and trick photography ideas

The rising popularity of levitation photos and trick photography ideasTrick photography and levitation photos aren’t a new phenomenon. Amateur and professional photographers have been creating trick photos since the beginning of photography itself. Some have made fortunes creating these photos. Not long ago trick photography was only discussed in photography clubs and forums and considered a fun way for hobbyists to master photography. Continue reading

Trick photography ideas and special effects on tall tale postcards from the past

Trick photography ideas and special effect on tall tale post cards from the pastDid you know that trick photography and special effects has been around way longer than us? The pioneers made a fortune from their skills at creating trick photos for the masses. This was way back before digital photography and photo editing software, so not everyone have the skills to do it. If you had digital camera and photo editing software back then, you’d be a very rich person! Continue reading

How to use Pinterest to get more trick photography ideas

How to use Pinterest to get more trick photography ideasWhen you’ve done the “standard” trick photo examples you see online and want to create something truly original, where do you turn to? We see a lot of examples of levitation photos, forced perspective, tilt-shift, light paintings, etc. but they usually look the same. Creating an original trick photo require a lot of creativity (and sometimes technical skill), especially if we’re aiming for something different. It only takes a brief moment of inspiration to create a spark of creativity that will turn a “standard” trick photo into an amazing piece of work. 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