Light painting photographer Darren Pearson created this stop motion animation, “Lightspeed,” in locations across California: Mono Lake, Big Sur, Trona Pinnacles, Death Valley, Sequoia, Joshua Tree, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
“I’ve spent many nights in the middle of nowhere with coyotes howling in the distance while I look like some idiot at a rave waving around an LED."
Truly outstanding use of LEGO stop-motion.
"A girl journeys through a vibrant, pulsing, macrocosmic landscape, but a precipitous incident compels her to venture up a mountain in an attempt to save herself. A story about illness, perseverance, and our connection to everything around us."
We've seen PES and his stop motion animations before (Guacamole for example). And here is his stop-motion animation of the deep ocean featuring ordinary household items such as tools, chains, and keys.
The abstract storyline showcased in this piece is a concoction of a variety of ideas and can perhaps be described as a union between concepts and experiments born during the Situationist movement and real life events experienced during the last few years in American society. Particularly the duality between the economic downturn and the shift in values and beliefs of many citizens.
I am trying to get my head around the planning and steps needed to pull this off this well...
oh, awesome... the Behind the Scenes video is below...
We saw LightSpin about a month ago and were blown away with the meticulous effort and clarity of vision from Eric Paré that were needed to achieve the effect. As promised, here is the Behind The Scenes video.
From the project page:
"This is the story of how I managed to take half a million pictures of contemporary dancers in the dark using light-painting, stop-motion and bullet-time techniques."
The astonishing video for London Grammar's new single Wasting My Young Years was shot in a series of simultaneous exposures of 625 pinhole cameras using a huge circular rig which has many small boxes built into it.
The behind the scenes video below details the imaginative and laborious process.
LOCATIONS: Arequipa, Chivay, Colca Canyon, Cusco, Huacachina, Ica, Laguna Colorada, La Paz, Lima, Machu Picchu, Puno, Salar de Uyuni, Solar de Manana geysers, Termas de Polques, Valles de Rocas
We've seen amazing things shot through falling drops of water before. But this is something different. Synchronizing 2,000 shots through falling drops of water to create this stop-motion promo for IdN Magazine is truly outstanding.
The video, “Entropy”, was created by Physalia.
They built a custom Arduino-based system to capture each drop in precisely the right spot.
The early tests and making-of video shed a lot of light on the amazing process.
Super fun stop-motion surfing video.