Category Archives: National Geographic

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Anand Varma — Getting the Pictures

As a follow-up on the previous post, here is a short video on how Anand Varma obtained some of the images for National Geographic. Some brief glimpses into his equipment and set-up. Looks like a […]

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Frightful Mindsuckers

Just in time for Halloween, the November issue of National Geographic is capitalizing on the current fad for zombies and features an article on the fascinating world of parasitic organisms. Written by the parasite-obsessed Carl Zimmer, the […]

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The Week on Sunday #14

Another week, another collection of buggy delights: ◊ A UK logger captures a woodwasp (horntail: Hymenoptera, Family Siricidae) at work… ◊ Ants are fascinating in themselves, but nature ups-the ante (so to speak) when it comes to the […]

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Great Migrations – Frankencam

Some of the technology behind National Geographic Channel’s Great Migrations. See how they filmed ants: [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.976274&w=425&h=350&fv=videoId%3D620966754001%26linkBaseURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fnatgeotv.com%252Fuk%252Fgreat-migrations%252Fvideos%252Ffrankencam%26playerId%3D1686060896%26viewerSecureGatewayURL%3Dhttps%3A%2F%2Fconsole.brightcove.com%2Fservices%2Famfgateway%26servicesURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fservices.brightcove.com%2Fservices%26cdnURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fadmin.brightcove.com%26domain%3Dembed%26autoStart%3Dfalse%26] Frankencam Video, Great Migrations – National G…, posted with vodpod Check your local listings for tonight’s episode of […]

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Great Migrations, with Bugs

National Geographic Channel is about to launch a spectacular new series called Great Migrations. This promises to be as great an event as the BBC’s Planet Earth series – look forward to brilliant cinematography and […]

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