The Zapruder film is a silent, 8mm color motion picture sequence shot by private citizen Abraham Zapruder with a home-movie camera. Zapruder filmed President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade as it passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. This film unexpectedly captured the President’s assassination.
In 1997 McCrone Associates worked with the National Archives and the family of the late Abraham Zapruder, to preserve Zapruder’s 8mm film of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This fascinating video shows how the most most famous 8mm film was digitally restored.
(Note: The original video has been removed. This shows the same idea.) Photographing light trails at night has been a popular technique of both still photographers and videographers. We’ve all seen the light trails of night traffic in a time lapse video. Light painting in still photography can be done a couple of ways. One […]Read More
An 89-year old leading figure of the French New Wave, and an acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist co-direct this French art documentary/road movie. They travel in a photo van which has a photo booth and an oversized printer. Their mission is to make portraits of ordinary people. These portraits are super enlarged so […]Read More
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 22, 2018 started a bursh fire which melted this Canon 5DS camera. The blast of the actual rocket launch was a quarter mile away. The blast did not melt the camera, but the brush fire did. Bill Ingalls, a veteran […]Read More