Posts Tagged ‘musicvideo’

Music Video Created with 3,233 Printed Photos Over Half a Year

Australian college student Nathan Grant created this stop-motion music video for the song ‘Minister’s Daughter’ by the band The Good God Damned. After recording footage of the band playing using a Sony XDCAM, Grant printed out 3,433 photographs from stills in the video. He then spent six months turning the prints into this stop-motion video, capturing the new photographs with a Canon 600D.

Indie Band Creates Music Video Using Crowdsourced Instagram Photos

Instagram is changing not just the way photos can be shared, but how music videos can be made. UK indie rock band The Vaccines recently created a website that asked fans to snap photographs of themselves while at music festivals and then tag them with “#VACCINESVIDEO”. After receiving nearly 3,000 submissions, the band used them to create the music video for their song “Wetsuit”. Aside from a few video clips, everything you see in the video was submitted through Instagram.

(via Mashable)


P.S. Building upon this idea: what if a band were to ask fans to snap photos during a live performance of a song, and then combine the photos afterward using the timestamps of the photos to sync them with the song? That would be crazy.

Creative Stop-Motion Music Video Using a Boatload of Prints

Photographer Nathan Seabrook made this creative stop-motion music video for the band Yuba Diamond. Despite what your eyes might tell you to believe, no computer trickery was used. Instead, Seabrook used roughly 1700 separate prints and some old fashioned techniques (e.g. fishing line and projecting scenes onto the background) for all the animations and effects seen in the video.

Music Made Entirely from Camera Sounds

Lv Sisi created this music video, titled “Digital Analogue”, using only sounds recorded from a collection of antique cameras and 6,000 individual photographs carefully shot and edited together into an artistic stop-motion video.

(via NYIP)

Time-lapse Music Video Uses Apartment Buildings for Light Show

Film director AndrĂ© Chocron created this beautiful music video for the song “Time is of the essence” by Cold Mailman using time-lapse and tons of time-consuming editing. The time-lapse stills were shot over two weeks using a Canon 7D and Nikon D300, but that wasn’t the difficult part — editing the video to have the apartment buildings serve as equalizers for the music took a whopping three months!

(via fcp.co via planet5D)


Thanks for the tip, Carl-Frederic!

Music Video Shows 7 Seconds from a High-speed Train Played in Slow-motion

Last year we featured a pretty neat slow motion video shot from a moving train. British band SixToes decided to use the same idea for a music video, placing people all along the platform doing various things, and slowing down 7 seconds of footage into an entire music video.

The idea could be improved on by having what’s happening on the platform reflect what’s being sung in the song, but would require tons of planning and perfect timing — though the end product would be totally mind-boggling.

(via Small Aperture)

Photographer David LaChapelle Sues Rihanna For Being a Copycat

Fashion photographer David LaChapelle is launching a lawsuit against Rihanna over the controversial music video for her song S&M. LaChapelle alleges that “the music video is directly derived from and substantially similar to the LaChapelle works” and that it copied the “composition, total concept, feel, tone, mood, theme, colors, props, settings, decors, wardrobe and lighting” of eight of his photographs.
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Creative Music Video Mixes Photo Flip Books with Video

This award-winning music video for the song “Squeeze Me” by Kraak & Smaak features creative photo flip book animations. Rather than use special effects, actual still frames were printed as photos and assembled into the flip books that overlay the scenes.

(via Laughing Squid)

Music Video Tells Beautiful Story About a Magical Polaroid 636

This is a low budget music video directed by sixtwelve for the song “The Better Man” by Cayetano, and filmed with a Canon 5D Mark II. The story centers around an old Polaroid 636 received as a birthday present.
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Don’t Be Stupid, Red Eye Flashes Twice

“Red Eye Flashes Twice” is a humorous photography-related song by YouTube personality Julian Smith in which he delivers an important public service announcement: don’t be stupid, red eye flashes twice.


Thanks for the tip, Dean!