Trey Ratcliff generously describes the technique he uses to create this cool video effect, in which people appear to be moving very slowly in time while the rest of the world passes by at normal speed. He calls in "stuck in motion," and is forthright about making it clear that this is not a new technique, but rather, his way of doing it.
1) MOVE THE CAMERA 10X AS FAST AS YOU THINK YOU NEED TO
This is a counter-intuitive technique. You'll stop doubting when you see your results. Now, you are going to look like a damned fool doing this, so get ready! When you are shooting, you need to move the camera 10x faster than you think you need to! We are all used to seeing video cameras making nice, smooth pans. Forget that! Keep it non-shaky, but move it 10x as fast as you think!
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Artist and baker Katherine Dey made this creepy-as-hell but probably delicious cake that looks like a Madagascar hissing cockroach. Its innards oozes with Boston cream filling. Dey made a video how-to, below. Just make sure you clean up the crumbs or else the real roaches will come and then who knows what could happen if […]
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Bluetooth speakers may be convenient to use, but many of them just aren’t that powerful. Sure, it may be fine if you’re seated in front of the speaker. But move across the room, and you may strain to hear what’s coming from those tiny drivers.There’s a reason why the G-BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Boombox (now $79.99 in the Boing […]
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