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Jonathan Mannion

by Jess Porse Clemmensen on February 14, 2015

Cool Hunting Video: Photographer Jonathan Mannion from Cool Hunting on Vimeo.

Cameras in music videos … Graflex × Madonna

by Hypnotheis on October 7, 2012

Remember when Madonna didn’t just copy the style of the month? Alright, never mind. But then, do you remember when we told you about Sir Mix-A-Lot having a Graflex camera in his ’92 video for “Baby Got Back”? Well, Madonna (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Kodak × ERIMAJ

by Hypnotheis on August 13, 2012

So, it’s been a while … It seems there’s not a lot of cameras in music videos these days, and as much as I would love to see Oddisee do one with his, it just hasn’t happened yet. But as (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Konica × Aloe Blacc

by Hypnotheis on March 10, 2012

The fact that I’m both a father as well as an analog enthusiast is part of the reason that this video for “You Make Me Smile” actually makes me smile. In it Aloe Blacc plays the part of a struggling (…)

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Speaking of the Congo …

by Hypnotheis on February 21, 2012

A year previous to the Dear Obama project, Marcus Bleasdale had a book published about the situation in DRC called ‘Rape of a Nation’ (2009). The amazing pictures tell a grim story of dictatorship, enslavement, rape, and murder. The Democratic (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Leica × Sol

by Hypnotheis on January 24, 2012

Unlike previous episodes of Cameras in Music Videos, the Leica M7 in this video looks more like product placement than just a prop. Photo by Adam Bronkhorst Anyway, Sol does his thing, and the M7 definitely is ‘This Sh#t’. Free (…)

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Pieter Hugo

by Hypnotheis on January 11, 2012

The other day I came across a photograph on flickr depicting a barefooded man in black suit and tie, standing like he had just ripped a cow’s throat out. The person who had posted this image was not the photographer, (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Polaroid × Michael Jackson

by Hypnotheis on October 28, 2011

In 1983 Michael Jackson escaped the lense of a Polaroid Autofocus 660 in the video for Billie Jean. Photo by Sean Smith Surrounding the Polaroid is what appears to me as a bunch of Mamiya Z-series cameras, but what’s more (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Nikon × Duran Duran

by Hypnotheis on October 10, 2011

In 1981 Duran Duran used a Nikon FE to capture three femmes fatales on a fashion runway in their video for “Girls On Film”. The camera is seen with a Nikkor-s Auto 1:2.8 f=35mm–and possibly an MD-11 or MD-12 motor (…)

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Cameras in music videos … Graflex × Sir Mix-a-Lot

by Hypnotheis on September 27, 2011

In 1992 Sir Mix-a-Lot had a Graflex Speed Graphic in his video for “Baby Got Back”. Produced by Graflex in Rochester, New York, the Speed Graphic is commonly called the most famous press camera. Although the first Speed Graphic cameras (…)

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