Posts Tagged ‘stopmotion’

Creative Lip Synching Music Video Created from 4,000 Portraits of 350 People

It’s getting harder to impress these days when it comes to music videos, because there seems to be an abundance of uber-creative people putting together really interesting takes. A great example is this simple yet moving music video filmed entirely in the reflection of an eyeball.

The band The Paper Kites went a bit more complicated when putting together the music video for their song “Young,” but the results are no less captivating. Read more…

Paper Memories: A Touching Stop-Motion Search for Happiness in Old Photographs

The many-award-winning short film Paper Memories by filmmaker and photographer Theo Putzu came out three years ago, but we only stumbled across this brilliant piece recently. Put together from some 4,000 photos, this short stop-motion experience captures loneliness, hope and lost love in a beautifully sad and ultimately heart-warming way. Read more…

Man ‘Draws On’ His Hairdo and Facial Hair of Choice in Creative Stop Motion Film

Here’s a whimsical way to start off your weekend. In a followup to a similar video he created a couple of years ago, Peter Simon (better known as Petey Boy) has put together a stop motion film in which his willing model is treated to all manner of hairdo, beard and mustache combinations courtesy of a stylus pen. Read more…

Beautiful Cinematic Stop Motion Creation Made from 80K Photos Shot Over 3 Years

Sometimes photo projects take days. Sometimes they take months. In photographer and filmmaker Gioacchino Petronicce’s case, his project “PICTURES” took years. Three years and 80,000 photos that eventually turned into the elegant cinematic stop motion video you see above. Read more…

The Falcon is a Stop-Motion Film Created Using Only Vintage Camera Parts

“The Falcon” is a creative little steampunk-style stop-motion film created by photographer and animator Scot Hampton. The style is unique in that the film is composed entirely of pieces of vintage cameras.
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A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Stop Motion Animation

Stop motion animation has seen a resurgence of late. In addition to filmmakers continuing to make use of the technique despite the rise of CGI, stop motion apps for smartphones and outlets like Vine and Instagram video have brought many amateurs to the table as well.

Now it’s possible for everyone to discover the time-consuming joy of shooting little stop motion creations. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Viral Stop-Motion Beard Video Shot Using Only an iPhone and Some Creativity

Here’s a video that should help you transition out of work mode and into TGIF mode with more than a few chuckles along the way. It was put together by Minnesota-based photojournalist Ben Garvin using a stop-motion iPhone app, and has been making the rounds on the Internet as beard and stop-motion lovers unite to praise his efforts. Read more…

Nine Months in Two Minutes: A Creative Stop-Motion Pregnancy Time-Lapse

There’s nothing boring about the miracle of life. Growing somebody inside you in nine months is undeniably miraculous, but watching it happen in real time would make for a very long video. That’s why the photographically inclined often choose to document the life creation process using some form of time-lapse photography. Read more…

Combining Time-Lapse and Stop Motion to Create a Mind-Bending Music Video

We’ve seen some pretty creative music videos in the past, ranging from a microscopic time-lapse to what looked to be a Google Street View music video. The latest creative musical endeavor that has caught our eye is a video by the California group The Grouch & Eligh (or G&E for short).

Working together with Colorado-based DJ Pretty Lights, they put together a video that combines traditional time-lapse and hyper lapse with stop motion for a mind-bending ‘lyric lapse’ experience similar to what we saw in Marc Donahue and Sean Michael Williams’ Dream Music video. Read more…

Creative Stop Motion Instagram Skit Made from 1,600 Photos

Instagram announced the ability to shoot video earlier today, but before they did, two friends embarked on a project to make the best video they could while adhering to Instagram’s previous photo-only limitations. The result was a 1,600 photo stop motion video dubbed Instagrammimation that has gotten a lot of praise from viewers. Read more…