4 Jun 2011

Stop Motion: Her Morning Elegance.

I have written about stop motion before. It's a video / animation technique I really like, especially when it's applied in new and original ways.

One of the most impressive stop-motion videos I've ever seen is Oren Lavie's music video 'Her Morning Elegance', which has received several awards and has been nominated for a Grammy.

The video consists of 2096 still images, played as a sequence to give the illusion of motion.

It's so well done, and I love the song and its lyrics - but I'll let you judge for yourself:



If you want to know more about how they made this video, have a look at the 'making of' and the photo gallery on the project's website. You can also order photographs from the video.
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12 comments:

  1. That is so cool, K.C. Thanks for sharing.
    Karen

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  2. Oh, yeah, I saw that video when it first came out. I can't imagine how much work that must have been to put together.

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  3. @Karen: wonderful, isn't it. :-)

    @Angela: with our students we've made very short stop motion videos (less than half a minute), and we tend to need the better part of an afternoon just to prepare, set up and photograph. I'm sure professionals are more efficient, but still ...

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  4. Oh, yes. I've seen that one. It is amazing. And beautiful. Must have taken forever to do.

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  5. Wow, the work that went into this is so incredible! Thanks for sharing this. :-)

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  6. Wow - that was so beautiful! Thanks for that, K.C - I hadn't come across this before and will need to tell my daughter about it.

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  7. Great video! (my Mum above shared the link with me) You have a beautiful blog. Vikki

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  8. @L.G. I only discovered it recently, but it seems to be quite famous. :-)

    @Carol: I've watched it several times now and I'm still amazed. So much detail ...

    @Rosemary: thanks for passing it on! :-)

    @Vikki: thanks, and great to meet you. :-)

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  9. I love, love, love this video. First saw it in 2009 and fell in love back then,

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  10. Hi Suze :-) I think it's one of those pieces of art with a timeless quality. It'll remain great - at least for as long as we can preserve and watch videos.

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