We realize it’s February 16th, but it’s hard for us to pass up an opportunity to watch Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York at work. And so, two days removed from Valentine’s Day, we give you the love stories of HONY as told by ABC News this last Friday when they featured Stanton as their person of the week. Read more…
Posts Tagged ‘lovestory’
Online dating websites are a multi-billion dollar business nowadays, and more and more single-and-looking people turn to the Interwebs to find their soul mates. Photographers Patrick Eggert and Sophie Ellis met through the Web as well, but not through a matchmaking site: their relationship started through a Flickr comment.
Computer generated imagery is becoming ubiquitous in the world of filmmaking, but some people still prefer some good ol’ fashioned elbow grease. Los Angeles-based filmmaker Vu Hoang of Westscape Media spent 7 months creating this stop-motion love story, titled “Love Drama”. Why did it take so long? Well, Hoang and his small crew of 3 people created all the animation seen using 3,000 photographs — photos that were shot frame by frame and individually cut out by hand.
Here’s a “2 minute love story” Canon commercial that aired in Thailand. In other parts of the world, this would probably be categorized as a “thriller” rather than a “romance”. The comments for the video on YouTube are dominated with the words “creepy” and “stalker”.
“Photocopy Romance” is a creative stop motion video made with a scanner.
To see some behind-the-scenes photographs of how this was done, check out this Flickr stream dedicated to the project.