Playing With Time

My modem is far, far too slow to view the films at home, but Playing With Time looks like a fascinating experiment in “cinematic” time. The clips use time-lapse and slow-motion photography to show events that cannot be seen by the human eye. There’s nothing particularly new there; in fact cinema’s origins are somewhat based on the sceintific attempts to capture movement in time, but that doesn’t mean that these films aren’t cool to watch.

Note: On a quick scan through Blogdex (as well as the Playing With Time website), it appears that this project has been around for quite a while. It’s part of a touring musuem exhibit and includes detailed instructions on how to direct your own time-lapse movies. More discussion at Metafilter.

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