May 14, 2002 8:45 PM   Subscribe

Graffiti with lights, long exposures and a bunch of cameras. ...beautiful stuff.
posted by tomplus2 (9 comments total)
not to sound dumb, but i'm baffled, sort of.
posted by Dom at 10:01 PM on May 14, 2002

that's amazingly cool. Thanks!

shame the music on the site craps out and restarts everytime you load a new set.

I'm still trying to figure out what they're painting with. fluorescent paint?
posted by mikhail at 10:04 PM on May 14, 2002

It's just a flashlight, I believe. Set up a ring of cameras, and have long exposures...
posted by atom128 at 10:18 PM on May 14, 2002

It reminds me of the photo of Picasso that showed Picasso drawing with a light stick (at least I believe it was a light stick). Lovely.
posted by nakedgremlin at 10:52 PM on May 14, 2002

Rare these days is an idea worth stealing. Exquisite.
posted by Opus Dark at 11:47 PM on May 14, 2002

Great link!

They seem to be using a modified version of Tim Macmillan's technique, called Timeslice - I am sure most of you have seen it in commercials, and the Matrix of course. In some of Macmillan's films you can see time slow and speed up, in realtime, as the camera moves slowly through space, impressive stuff.

The idea itself was not patented by Macmillan, and it was subsequently under a hollywood patent I believe.
posted by mook at 1:19 AM on May 15, 2002

this is fantastic
posted by monkeyJuice at 1:29 AM on May 15, 2002

Reminds me of "writing" with embers around a campfire. Awesome!
posted by ith at 4:39 AM on May 15, 2002

Totally inspiring. Made my day. Thanks for posting.
posted by quietfish at 6:02 AM on May 15, 2002

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