Jiro Dreams of Sushi

a work of art — still from Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station.

I recently watched Jiro Dreams of Sushi on Netflix and I have to say that I loved it. While I am not a fan of sushi, Jiro’s story and the cinematography in this documentary were captivating. The insight into Japanese culture and the effects of overfishing were also very interesting.

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Kevin Russ : Traveling Photographer

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As a person who likes photography, I generally hate Instagram, but after watching a short documentary on photographer Kevin Russ, I was blown away.

Kevin Russ has been driving across America taking some incredible photographs with just his iPhone. It really goes to show that it’s not always about the equipment, but rather, the photographer.

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Kuala Lumpur DAY-NIGHT : A Rob Whitworth Time Lapse

Kual Lumpur A Rob Witworth Time Lapse Still

“5 months. 400 hours of solid work. 4 cameras. 40 shoots. 640 gigabytes of data. 19,997 photographs.”

I saw Kuala Lumpur DAY-NIGHT by  on Vimeo about a month ago and I thought it was amazing. It’s a time lapse of Kuala Lumpur, a large city in Malaysia, transitioning from day to night. It is incredibly well done and it has these amazing transitions from scene to scene.

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