Moving Pictures

Unsplash is a great site to not only find inspiration but also find images that can be used for personal and commercial projects. Here is our selection of nature images for the week.

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Design Quotes

The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.

Carson McCullers

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Creating a healthy working environment is key to success. A healthy work environment can be defined as the air we breathe, our water, our food and our surroundings.

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When designing for Watch OS, keeping in mind the user experience is key. Using larger images and animations will certainly slow down the user experience and lead to a bad rating.

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Tattoos have become a mainstream symbol of art and is no longer a stamp of rebellion or subculture. A ton of people today are getting ink done for a variety of different reasons.

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We’ve been back at Pylon studios, Leeds, for 3 days with the Home agency to shoot a new advert for Mira showers. Here are a taster with some behind the scenes shots.

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The month of March has seen the Double 8 team back at Pylon Studios in Leeds with the latest Home Agency creation for Mira Showers. The shoot has taken place over 3 weeks and has involved the considerable efforts of all those involved. We’ve had to pull in the talents and expertise of Kokoon in Bradford for set …

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ISG PLC are an international construction company offering specialist construction solutions. Dealing with high profile jobs they are constantly being put in a pitch situation against like providers, which is for the most part about data and numbers and without the option to deliver it personally. ISG PLC contacted Double 8 to see if we could …

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Last week saw us shooting in a studio in Leeds for our latest promotional film for Formica. Working with the Home Agency and their fantastic creative team we’ve helped them bring to life their vision for this wonderfully creative piece. The studio shoot had us putting together set builds for a hotel reception, sushi bar (with real …

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Post production has begun on on our film for Stage One Creative Services which aims to celebrate the designers that conceive the original ideas they create from. It involves a lot of green screen, slow motion, aerial cinematography from the Octocopter and a great audio soundtrack. We’ll be posting more as it becomes available.

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On one of the hottest days in June we headed out to the Park Cliffe Campsite in the Lake District and shot an amazing film for Lunar Caravans. Armed with a RED EPIC, a great family and a creative director(in the form of Andy from Wash Design), we captured the essence of a Lunar Caravan holiday and …

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We’re about to start production on a project using the wonderful ‘Red Epic’. The camera can shoot at a fantastic 300 frames per second which allows for shots to be slowed down dramatically so the shots look … well epic. With traditional photography when you have a faster shutter speed to reduce blur you need a larger aperture to …

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This week saw the last day of shooting for one of our upcoming films for the Wakefield Grammar School Foundation. The foundation provides private education for co-ed toddlers of 4 years at Mulberry House nursery and single sex education for those upto 19 years of age at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS) for boys and …

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Back in July we produced a short film for our friend Matt Kenyon to promote his upcoming book ‘Everyday is Play. A Celebration of the Video Game‘. Matt wanted to make a snapshot of the gaming culture by showcasing artwork from designers, musicians, artists, writers and developers. The artwork is incredibly diverse and a rich …

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We have recently completed work on a new production for our long term client Silicone Engineering. Having recently acquired a piece of equipment to improve on their already top of the line process, Silicone Engineering wanted to update their silicone sheeting film with the new process the equipment provided. The state of the art equipment …

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We’ve just returned from an exciting 6 days shoot in Scotland for another series of films for BMI Healthcare. That’s right, we’ve been back in scrubs filming at the Albyn Hospital in Aberdeen,  Fernbrae Hospital in Dundee and Kings Park Hospital in Stirling. When we shot 4 hospitals for BMI Healthcare last year we learned …

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We had a great time shooting at the BMI Healthcare Hospitals in September and we’ve now completed production for 4 hospital films and a staff motivational film. The shoot took us to Glasgow’s BMI Ross Hall, Sheffield’s BMI Thornbury, Blackburn’s BMI Beardwood and Cheadle’s BMI Alexandra. As you’ll see, the eight day shoot took it’s …

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We’ve recently been working with Cherry Tiger creating their latest production for Barnsley Building Society. It was a lot of fun shooting with the green screen and getting the fantastic actors to deliver some pretty tricky dialogue. Using the footage of the actors we put them together with great conceptual work from Two Teas and some …

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We have recently been shooting at 4 different hospitals in the North of England for BMI Healthcare recently. Over 2 weeks we’ve covered 2 days location shooting for each hospital in Sheffield, Manchester, Blackburn and Glasgow. They’ve been long days and apart from getting in theatre blues to shoot in their great looking theatres it …

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