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This ‘Forwards’ Video is Actually ‘Backwards’


This isn’t related to still photography, but we occasionally share some creative ideas from the world of video. The short film above by Eran Amir is titled “This Video is in Reverse.” It may look relatively straightforward at first glance, but get this: everything you see was captured in a single take and then played backwards.

This is how the video looks when played “forwards” (i.e. this is what was actually recorded by the camera in real time):

If you’re curious as to how the project was done, Amir also made a behind-the-scenes video that reveals the tricks that were used:

Amir is the same guy who creatively transformed the B&W photo he was in into a color photo and made a clever stop motion video with 500 people and 1,500 photos.