Lomography Unveils 35mm, Lo-Fi Film Motion Camera, LomoKino – Just in the Nick of Time

Make all the hipster jokes you like. Fashionable film photography could be all that lies between us and the demise of film. With camera manufacturing and film stock going out of production, enthusiasts – both the inventors/merchandisers and users – are having to rebuild the film revolution from scratch. And while this site’s name has […]

Delightful Lite-Brite Stop Action Music Video – 700,000 Pegs Worth

Life was so much easier for bands in the 20th Century. Now, record sales are slumping, and the music video bar has been raised to near-absurd levels. Of course, against these immense pressures, people make incredible stuff. For Austin, Texas’ David Crowder Band, it meant getting into Lite-Brite — to the tune of 700,000 pegs. […]

Peter Kirn - October 25, 2010

Illustration as Stop Action, in Incredible Hand-Drawn Music Video

Via comments, here’s a wonderful video by Brazil’s Conrado Almada (both directing and hand-illustrating the work) for the band Skank. (And, indeed, Skank are in fact better known than the likes of OK Go – at least if you’re in Brazil.) It’s in keeping with this week’s (unintentional) stop-action theme, and a reminder of the […]

Peter Kirn - March 19, 2010

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