Alexx Henry speaks about Living Art and the Future of Motion in Photography

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We met Alexx Henry last year at the Collision Conference and we were fascinated by his talk about “Living Art” – and now, we've found a video of a talk that Alexx just gave about Living Art which you should be interested in. Alexx and Andrew Gant have started a site to follow this art form. And, in case you want to see Alexx's an excellent recent example of “Living Art”, have a read of our coverage of his “Amazing new iPad digital moving magazine shot on the Red“.

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Alexx has been leading the discussion about moving from stills to motion for quite a while (hence, and it is exciting to listen to him talk and to show some incredible examples of what will become ‘normal' in the future – stuff that seems pretty unusual and unique right now. Please watch this talk to see some of Alexx's work. Much of what Alexx is doing is on the Red, but as he mentions in the lecture, the Canon HDSLRs (especially the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) that ignited the revolution) are enabling this new medium.

Living Art and the Future of Motion in Photography Seminar – Alexx Henry from Alexx Henry on Vimeo.

Living Art and the Future of Photography in Motion
Presented by Alexx Henry

Date: 10/05/10

Location: Columbia College
Chicago, IL

Photo professionals are already under pressure to offer motion to clients, but in the rush to provide motion, little is discussed about the type of content that will both serve the needs of the clients, and work with the strengths of the photographer.

Alexx discusses a new medium called “Living Art” which draws upon the strengths and disciplines of traditional print while exploring what motion has to offer.

This seminar will give you the tools to understand this new paradigm and how to apply your strengths as a photo professional.

Sponsored By: Workbook and APA

Special Thanks to Columbia College for hosting and filming.


In case you're curious about other posts we've had along this line… check these out:


(some examples from Alexx and others)

Living Movie Poster – Students Have No Class from Alexx Henry on Vimeo.

This is our third concept to our Living Movie Poster series for the movie Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith. It was shot using the Red One HD Camera. To see the process on making this poster come to life check out:

See my portfolio at:

The iPad fashion demo from Jesse Rosten's article “iPad shopping“:

iPad Shopping Mock Up from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.

William Hereford's “Self iPad Mockup”

Self iPad Mockup I from William Hereford on Vimeo.

Pretty darn interesting eh?

What do you think about the future?

(Photo credit: snap from the video)

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