Crazy camera trick takes the Hitchcock zoom to a whole new LSD level

You know the Hitchcock zoom effect: A camera on a dolly moves back or forward as the lenses zoom in or out, changing the field of view. French photographer Micaël Reynaud has created a new variation of the technique—which you can see above—combining the dolly zoom with slit-scan photography. » 4/01/14 7:42pm 4/01/14 7:42pm

Five Reasons Why Alfred Hitchcock Was an Unsung Architectural Genius

From the wall of apartments in Rear Window to the Golden Gate Bridge in Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock was nothing short of obsessed with architecture and space. Hitchcock exploited both to create incredible psychological tension in his films—our friends at Architizer take a look at his architectural legacy, below. » 1/09/14 10:10am 1/09/14 10:10am

The Entirety of Rear Window's Rear Window in One Glorious Time-Lapse…

A lot happens in Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, all of it dutifully overseen by a wheelchair-bound photographer from a single spot. But to take in absolutely everything that Jimmy Stewart's character does in the course of the film, you need to see this time lapse, which stitches together an entire panorama from… » 4/03/12 8:53am 4/03/12 8:53am