Sunday, December 14, 2008

Why didn't I think of this? - "Director Stitches 45,000 Photographs Into a Music Video"

A video made from still photographs. A fascinating idea I read about on
Good video doesn't always need a great video camera. A still camera, imagination and a lot of hours can also get you there.

Cesar Kuriyama, a New York animator and lighting technical director, has directed a visually arresting music video using an interesting technique.

Eschewing a video camera, he took 45,000 photographs with a Nikon D200 DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera and stitched them together to create the illusion of video.

Read the entire story by Priya Ganapati
Watch the video right here -- and leave a comment telling me what you think about it. You may also view a larger version of the video on Kuriyama's website.

Fat City Reprise - Long Gone

from Cesar Kuriyama on Vimeo


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