Zach Alan’s Light Painting Photographs Are Fire – Literally!

Zach Alan is a multi-talented photographer, digital artist and educator currently based in Houston, Texas, USA. Zach focuses on light painting with fire, he shoots amazing portrait, architecture, events and landscape photography. The marvelous photos you see here were created in-camera without Photoshop. Alan’s approach involves a wireless remote and either a homemade light, and then he paints in the light effects behind his model. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Reveals Scenes From Famous Movies With And Without Special Effects

We know very well that cinema is just a carefully crafted play of illusions. Often movies and TV shows of genres such as fantasy and science fiction demand a substantial sacrifice of realism and logic from viewers, all for the sake of enjoyment. And that suspense of belief cannot be achieved without top-tier visuals that give us mythological creatures, computer-generated monsters, and futuristic scenarios. Continue reading »

Gods Of Egypt Movie Before And After Special Effects

Awesome special effects from God of Egypt movie! The survival of mankind hangs in the balance when Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, usurps Egypt’s throne and plunges the prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Hoping to save the world and rescue his true love, a defiant mortal named Bek (Brenton Thwaites) forms an unlikely alliance with the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Their battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens for an epic confrontation. Continue reading »

Movie Scenes Before-And-After Special Effects

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Here are a few scenes in movies and TV shows before and after the special effects were applied. It looks like today all of the biggest TV series and films use visual effects left and right. Continue reading »

For 32 Years, Artist Took Photos Of The Same Couples To Show The Effects Of Time

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When Swiss photographer Barbara Davatz met Kurt and Nicola back in 1982, the young couple caught her eye for their uncanny resemblance. Both with blond hair in crew cuts and head to toe dressed in black, they seemed like intriguing subjects for a photo shoot. Continue reading »

Rare And Awesome Behind the Scenes Photos of “Star Wars” Special Effects

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Nowadays special effects are mostly done with computers. But back in 1977 look how “Star Wars” was being filmed, they didn’t have the kind of technology we have now. Continue reading »

Men In Black 3: Special Effects Make-Up

Even if Men in Black 3‘s story turns out to be a complete disaster, at least the makeup special effects will be quality. Photos show that makeup artist guru Rick Baker has once again worked his magic, and there are going to be more fun aliens this time around. The set photos also show that, as expected, Jemaine Clement‘s villain has some creepy peepers hiding behind his aviator sunglasses. Men in Black 3 opens in 3D on May 25th. (Photo by Stark Industries) Continue reading »

Effects of the Flowers

Fong Qi Wei, a Singapore-based artist, picks apart flowers and rearranges them on a canvas to startling effect. The 33-year-old disassembles the flowers, such as this rose, by hand before carefully arranging the component parts. (Fong Qi Wei / Rex Features) Continue reading »