Posts Tagged ‘vine’

Sad-But-Funny Vine of Miserable One Direction Star Taking Selfie-After-Selfie with Fans

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We’re not sure whether this is funny, tragic, or some combination of both. In this viral Vine from over the holiday weekend, you get to see the effect that takings selfie-after-selfie with adoring fans can have on a man’s psyche. Read more…

Astronaut Reid Wiseman Uses a Floating Sphere of Water as ‘The Ultimate Fisheye Lens’ on the ISS

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If we asked you to name the ultimate fisheye lens, the comments would probably fill up with many gear suggestions. Some, like this rare Nikon 6mm lens that pops up for sale occasionally, would probably be named more than once, but there’s one suggestion you probably wouldn’t make: a floating sphere of water.

That, however, is ISS astronaut Reid Wiseman‘s entry for the Ultimate Fisheye Lens. Read more…

Astronaut Reid Wiseman Offers an Incredible Look at What Lighting Storms Look Like From Space

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NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has been on the International Space Station since May 2014. Since arriving on the ISS, Wiseman has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter and Vine by posting jaw-dropping photos and videos of his views during the mission.

Yesterday he posted a simple six-second video that’s blowing minds around the web. It shows what a lightning storm here on Earth looks like when viewed from high above our planet.
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Astronaut Beams Down the First Vine from Space, Making the Most of his First Trip Up

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Astronaut Reid Wiseman took one small upload for man and one giant leap for Vine’s marketing department yesterday when he uploaded the first ever Vine from space. But the Vine is just a small, headline worthy piece of what Wiseman has been uploading from space. Read more…

Meta Overload: This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video

This is just crazy… It seems even the most standard subject — say, a first person view from the front of a wooden roller coaster — can go viral if you embed it in about six levels of meta.

According to Colossal, it was created by the Tumblog The Televangelist using a Flipbookit, and it really is a GIF, of a Vine, of a Video, of a Flipbook, of a GIF, of a Video, of a roller coaster. Say that five times fast…

(via Colossal)

Funny Vine Compilation Captures 3 Months of Saturday Mornings with a 4-Year-Old

This father is exhausted… in a funny because it’s true kind of way. Over the past three months, YouTube user and proud father of two, Bottlerocket, has been recording a 6-second Vine video every Saturday morning with his 4-year-old. Complete with annoyed look (it’s put on folks, he loves his daughter), obnoxiously loud music and rowdy little girl, the Vine compilation above is something of an ode to exhausted parents everywhere. Read more…

Vine Now Banning Pornographic Imagery, Artistic Nudity Still Okay

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Where do you draw the line between pornography and artistic nudity? Well, if you don’t already know you’ll have to figure it out fairly soon if you’re part of the small percentage of people using Vine to post sexually explicit material. Read more…

LeAnn Rimes New Music Vid was Shot by a Vine Star… in Stop Motion… on an iPhone

If we start a post off by telling you that “the stop motion video above consists of 8,000 frames taken on an iPhone,” you’d probably assume it was some small-time filmmaker or hobbyist that put it together, and most of the time you’d be right.

In this case, however, you’d be dead wrong. Because that’s exactly how musicians LeAnn Rimes, Rob Thomas, and Jeff Beck decided to film the music video for their most recent collaboration, a song called “Gasoline and Matches.” Read more…

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…

Create Selfie GIFs in Seconds With The Face to GIF Web App

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There are many ways to create GIFs of all sorts of things. Some tutorials on making more complex GIFs (like this one) we’ve even shared with you. But what if you just want to create a quick selfie GIF? Something you could record on your computer’s webcam? Well, the new webapp “Face to GIF” has you covered. Read more…