Augmented Dance, in New Daito Manabe Music Video for Nosaj Thing

Dancers become canvases for animated geometries, spawning abstract flurries of shapes and particles above them, in the computer vision-driven choreography in Nosaj Thing’s new video “Eclipse/Blue.” The dance seems perfectly calibrated to Nosaj Thing’s dreamy, polished production and the delicate vocals of Kazu Makino (Blonde Redhead). This is not Kinect – it just isn’t fast […]

High Speed Photobooth: Participatory, Poetic Slow-Motion

Stretch out three seconds into 3,000 frames: even in our world of digital and photographic wonders, the simple ability of photography and motion to manipulate time remains magical. The lowly photobooth can still delight. Having seen Pablo Garcia’s machines earlier this week, I wanted to follow up with his “High Speed Photobooth,” which combines high-speed […]

Peter Kirn - April 11, 2012

Casio Exilim EX-F1 in the Wild: Slow-Motion Invades the Mainstream

Slow motion technology has been making huge leaps into affordability recently, and now that the Casio Exilim EX-F1 (check the review on is publicly available, youtube has suddenly been flooded with new high-FPS content, and I think we can safely say that slow-mo has hit the mainstream. With Sony’s CMOS cameras we’ve had affordable […]

Jaymis Loveday - May 30, 2008

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