1. When spring had arrived in Vienna, I thought about showing the beauty of nature, landscapes, ...

    But then I realized that on a macro scale, it's incredible what is going on which you normally never realize!

    I started initially to just reverse mount my 50mm f1.4 lens (taping it to the adapter on my Lumix GH1), but then for quality reasons I bought a used 50mm f3.5 FD macro lens with a 25mm extender.

    Almost everything was filmed in my garden, apart from the first sequence which was on a small hill very close to my house - I realized that the flowers there became extremely rare and are under severe protection! Just in the middle of Vienna ...

    Fascinating - hope you enjoy my take on that!

    Music by Thomas Newman

    Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/gunmac

    See my latest film here: vimeo.com/26502646

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  2. “Prie Dieu” explores a world where insects are connected to a divine power by delicate threads. No insects were hurt during the shooting, all threads were done during post-production.

    Best experimental video at Vimeo Festival + Awards 2012, New York
    Honoree, weird and experimental category, at Webby Awards 2013, New York
    Jury prize at Up Festival 5, Paris
    Official Selection at ISFFC 2012, Cyprus
    Official Selection at 2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City
    Official Selection at 2012 ArtFutura

    Music by Amon Tobin – Surge (16 bit Remix), written by Amon Tobin, published by Just Isn’t Music, (p) Ninja Tune 2011, licensed courtesy of Ninja Tune. Gregorio Allegri – Miserere. Sound design made from several tracks by Amon Tobin, Jan Driver, Skrillex, Murcof and 16bit. Thanx to Gaétan Di Muccio for his help on the shooting.

    Produced by Cokau Lab.
    Directed by Cokau (Achille Coquerel and Thomas Kauffmann).


    Watch "Prie Dieu : behind the scenes" here : vimeo.com/40553219

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  3. Low slung upside down mount of the Sony NEX FS100 lens approx 40mm from ground (centre). Lens used 50mm Sigma macro.
    Just for fun.

    Total lighting overkill from a Blonde, Red and a tiny Rosco LitePad 3x6.

    View full frame! images at: flickr.com/photos/millerandmiller/sets/72157627180814422
    Download 1920x1080 frames at: http://bit.ly/phz1yN
    Other shots in this album taken same day with same setup.

    Music: Jean Michel Jarre / Oxygene (Part I)

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  4. I combined everyday soap bubbles with exotic ferrofluid liquid to create an eerie tale, using macro lenses and time lapse techniques. Black ferrofluid and dye race through bubble structures, drawn through by the invisible forces of capillary action and magnetism.

    Time-lapse sequences: Nikon D90, Nikkor 60mm macro lens and custom built intervalometer.
    Motion-control: Arduino driven scanner platform and mirror rigs
    Score: Ableton Live

    View Compressed 01 vimeo.com/22866665
    Twitter twitter.com/kpimmel

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  5. Lake Winnipeg, Canada

    The last moments of a Dragonfly's life captured on film. I did not hold this insect captive, it was just laying like this on my deck.

    Composer : Gustavo Santaolalla
    from the Babel soundtrack

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Tobber Harley

Love macro photos/videos so just trying to gather some of the good stuff! :)

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